Springfield, VA - Jean Ann Collier, 86, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2019. She was born in Columbus Ohio, and graduated from Upper Arlington High School and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She was a member of the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority. She worked for over 25 years for Giant Food in sales management prior to her retirement.
She was a swim coach in the Northern Virginia Swim league that all her children swam for and later she served as a Team Rep and Division Coordinator. She continued to attend swim meets, as all her grandchildren also swam in the NVSL. She enjoyed playing bridge and other card games, reading, and attending the many school and sports events of her grandchildren. She bowled in and served as an officer of a women’s morning bowling league for over 30 years. She enjoyed taking family vacations with her children and grandchildren to Florida, Disney World, and Hilton Head, SC. She was an Ohio State alumni and an avid Buckeyes fan. She watched and cheered for every USA team playing in international competitions. She also cherished the many friendships of dear friends new and old, and near and far.
She is survived by three children and their families, five grandchildren, a great grandson, and a brother.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a date to be determined. To be informed of the details please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Kidney Fund.