John E. Colland, 53, of Scottdale, passed away, Sunday, April 24, 2016 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. He was born October 13, 1962 in Connellsville a son of the late John and Jacquelyn (Herbert) Colland.
John had been employed by the Westmoreland County Juvenile Detention Center and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Scottdale. He was a social member of the Everson VFW and was a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins. He had a quick wit and a good sense of humor and John was known to be an avid Jeopardy viewer.
Surviving is his devoted and loving wife, Ronna (Sarsfield) Colland; his beloved daughter, Cassandra Ann Colland; his sister, Tammy Wesolowski and her husband, Keith (Pip); nieces and nephews, Courtney Costelnock McHugh (Dan); Josh Costelnock and his children, Ben and Natalie; Zach Costelnock; Michael Chain and Emily Sarsfield; a sister-in-law, Debra Parry (Draye) and a brother-in-law, Ron Sarsfield.
Family and friends are welcome on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC 303 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, where John’s funeral service will be held Friday at 10:30 am with Rev. Harry R. Speakman officiating. Contributions may be made in his memory to Trinity United Methodist Church, 501 Mulberry St. Scottdale, PA 15683.
Trinity United Methodist Church
PO Box 343, Scottdale PA 15683