Colleen “Cooky” Troiani, 64, of Venice passed away on December 31, 2020. She graced this world on April 22, 1956 in Pittsburgh, PA, to Alberta “Bebe” Pointer. She moved to Venice, FL with her two daughters in July of 1982.
Colleen had a fulfilling career in retail security. She enjoyed collecting depression era glass and Pez dispensers. She also enjoyed Eminem – the rapper and the candy. She shared with her girls her love of cooking, music, and board games. She taught them how to have an open spirited outlook on life and how to be independent women.
Colleen is survived by her loving daughters; Angie (Mike) Young and Christy (Mike) Manning. She also leaves behind her sister; Michele (Charles) Rock, her brother; William Pointer and grand-daughter Lily Young. She is preceded in death by her beloved mother Alberta “Bebe” Pointer.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making a tribute in Colleen’s name to the St. Francis Animal Rescue of Venice to help support her love for animals. Services are under the care of Farley Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.farleyfuneralhome.com.