Nicole Karen Lynn (Coley) Raho of Red Deer, Alberta passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at the age of 6 years. Coley was born in Red Deer, Alberta on July 3, 2003 along with her twin sister Denise. She was welcomed into the world by her older sister Tara. Coley was a beautiful, active little girl. She loved camping, boating, swimming, watching her daddy play ball, playing with her sisters and learning anything new. She approached life with enthusiasm and curiosity. Coley was a warm and generous child who loved to cuddle and share her beautiful smile with those around her. She touched a lot of hearts with her gentle hugs and mischievous sneers. Coley will be sadly missed by her daddy Dennis Raho; her mommy Emerald Fakas; her big sister Tara, twin sister Denise; her new friends Ed, Tyler, Sarah and Evan; grandmothers Helen (Jim) Dunk and Dolores Fakas; great grandmother Edna Kenney; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mass of Christian Burial was held at Christ King Catholic Church, on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 11:30 AM, with Father Arlan Parenteau as Celebrant. Musicians were Joan Rushton and LeeAnn Kinderwater. Readers were Francis Kinderwater and Rita Mielke. Interment was held at Lake View Cemetery with Kent Stanko, Nick Fakas, Mike Raho and Randy Prediger as Pallbearers. Family and friends gathered at the Parish hall for a time of sharing and a luncheon prepared by the C.W.L. Memorial donations may be made to STARS or to a children’s charity of your own choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home, Box 1780, Stettler, AB, T0C 2L0. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
Stettler Funeral Home, 403-742-3422, entrusted with the care and arrangements.