Vitarose Colombo Clement
Vitarose Colombo Clement
  • April 29, 1941 - October 28, 2017
  • Kenner, Louisiana

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Vitarose Colombo Clement went to heaven peacefully Saturday, October 28, 2017. Vitarose was a native of Arabi, Louisiana. She was the beloved daughter of the late Salvador and Rita Colombo and daughter-in-law of the late Fernand and Lucille Clement. She resided in Metairie for her adult life. She was the loving wife of the late Donald J. Clement, Sr. and will join him in heaven.

Vita is survived by her loving children: Denise Clement Prestenbach, Glenn Prestenbach (son-in law); Donald Clement Jr., Robin Clement (daughter-in-law); Dawn Clement Duxworth, Kevin Duxworth (son-in law) and Dori Lynn Clement. Her grandchildren include: Brielle Prestenbach; Shelby Clement, Rachel O’Campo, Leo O’Campo and Sage O’Campo; Jonathan Schouest, Alexandra Schouest, Ryan Schouest; Bailey Duxworth, Drew Duxworth and Kyle Duxworth. Her sibling: Nicholas Colombo Sr. and Linda Carson Colombo (sister-in-law). She will be missed by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Vita dedicated her life to caring for her husband and children. She participated in many volunteer efforts to help individuals with disabilities as well as Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was an avid artist with many painting talents. She was especially thankful for the staff who care for Dori Lynn and herself when the need arose.

A funeral has been arranged on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124. Visitation is from 9:00AM – 11:00AM followed by a Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.