Makayla Lynn Coletta, 11, of Wadsworth IL, passed away with her family by her side May 28, 2020. She lost the battle after her courageous fight with nephroblastoma also known as Wilms tumor. She was a ray of sunshine from the moment she was born. Her beautiful heart and positive light will be greatly treasured and missed. She is defiantly touching your hearts by spreading her angel wings as wide as she can to cast her everlasting love on all of you. She is survived by her parents Michael and Michele (nee: Jakubowicz), two siblings Isabella and Christian, Grandparents Tony and Laura Coletta and Lynn Jakubowicz. Aunts and uncles Tony (Jeanette) Coletta, Stephanie (Michael) Renna, Melissa (Tony) Harmon, and Christopher (Crystal) Jakubowicz. Many nieces, nephew, great aunts & uncles, cousins, family and church family and friends.
Private family funeral services were held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Lakeland Church (440 N. Hunt Club Rd.) at 11:30 a.m due to COVID -19 restrictions. Visitation was held on Thursday, June 4 , 2020 at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment to follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery (1920 Buckley Rd.)
Please join us for a memorial procession through the Coletta’s neighborhood on Saturday, June 6, 2020. If you wish to decorate your vehicle, Makayla loved flowers and butterflies. Line up will begin on their street at 2:45 p.m. for the procession to start promptly at 3 p.m on Concord Court in Wadsworth.
In lieu of gifts, please consider of donation to IREF (India Rural Evangelical Fellowship) in Makayla’s name. Makayla has a personal relationship with the children living and learning at IREF. This past year, Makayla made dozens of bracelets and sent them overseas for the students. The IREF children prayed for Makayla and her family during her illness. To honor her beautiful legacy, the Coletta family invites you to make a donation in her memory. You can donate by texting the word “Makayla” to 224-228-3981 or by visiting www.irefusa.org/donate and selecting “MEM-Makayla” for gift designation.