Colleen A. Lasher, 60, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center. Colleen was born in Utica, March 10, 1954, the daughter of Richard T. and Kathleen (O'Shea) Lasher, Sr. She was raised and educated in Utica and graduated from UFA. She was of the Catholic faith. Colleen is survived by three daughters and three sons, Tammy Landuci, Jennifer Balitz, Desiree Martin, Theodore Bennett, Patrick Filkins and Steven Koeppe; 22 grandchildren; three sisters and three brothers, Denise Kent, Peggy Manley, Tina Myers, Francis Ward, Howard Lasher and Brian Lasher; and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves her special friend, Jerome Smith. Colleen was predeceased by her parents; two sons, Christopher and Richard Koeppe; and two brothers, Richard, Jr., and Allen Lasher. A funeral service for Colleen will be held Wednesday evening, March 19, 2014, at 7:00 PM at the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica. Her burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica. Calling hours will be from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, prior to her service.