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Pamela Collier

September 30, 1952 — April 28, 2020


Pamela Collier of Lordstown passed away of natural causes in Trumbull Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 10:35 a.m. She was 67 years old.

Pamela was born on September 30, 1952 in Warren, the daughter of the late Ralph Sr. and Doris Ohl Persing.

She was a graduate of Stranahan High School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Mrs. Collier was employed through the Lakeview School System as a custodian for over 10 years until her retirement in 2019. Even after retiring, she would still go in to help out the school whenever they needed her.

Pamela was an active member of Lordstown Christian Church and was involved in many activities through the church. She loved Christmas time and had collected thousands of Santa Claus figurines to decorate her home. She loved being surrounded by nature while watching the birds or tending to her garden. She loved animals and doing crafts in her spare time. Most importantly she loved her family and being a grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Collier, who she married in 1987; a daughter, Shelly Padgitt of Niles; a son, Douglas Padgitt of Palm Coast, FL; 4 brothers, Roger Persing of Lake Wales, FL, Ronald Persing of Struthers, Ronald (Zeba) Paine of Hollywood, FL and Kevin (Sue) Paine of Colorado Springs, CO; a step mother, Barbara Persing of Hollywood, FL; 10 grandchildren, Alexandra, Regan, Morgan, Nicole, Alexis, Douglas, Jason, Breanna, Cambrey, and Gavin; and a great-grandchild, Aryelle.

In addition to her parents, Pamela was proceeded in death by a sister, Marilyn Persing, and 2 brothers, Craig Persing and Ralph W. Persing Jr.

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With the current restrictions, the family will hold a Celebration of Life at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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