Kanette was born May 22, 1986, to Kenneth Earl Collier and Jennifer Williams-Walker and loving stepfather Jon L. Walker. She was preceded in life by maternal grandparents Albert and Exie Williams and paternal grandparents Arthur and Arrie Collier.
Kanette is survived by her mother, Jennifer Williams and siblings Cheryl Collier-Moye (Todd Moye) Todd Irving, and Kenee McCoy. Aunts and Uncles include Jewel Dean Ray ( Angela Ray), Theopheous Williams (Mary Isaac Brown), Albert Carlyle Williams ( Juandalynn Williams), Joy Moore, Marcia Esters, Andrea Bell (Doug Bell), James and Naomi Collier, Arthur and Lucy Collier, Otis Collier, Helen Clinton and James Clinton, Charles Collier and Ellen Collier.
Kanette attended Turner Elementary, St. James, Catholic School, Oakland Catholic, and St. Vincent College where she obtained her bachelor's degree. She was employed at Macy's, Ward Homes, and most recently as a Dispatch Supervisor for Port Authority of Allegheny County.
As a child, Kanette was an opinionated, optimistic, and determined leader. She loved her family and friends dearly and expressed this loved her family and friends dearly and expressed this love through the giving of her time and herself. She always organized birthday parties and holiday activity for friends and families. Planning New Year's celebrations and Easter egg hunts for the kids were among her favorite. Kanette was thrifty but could really make a small gift feel like it was big. Her unselfish love for others left you knowing she cared and feeling special.
Kanette was beautiful in spirit and appearance. She was a fashion diva who loved makeup, music and designer handbags. Backstreet Boys, Michael Buble, and Rascal Flatts are a few of her favorite artist. She also enjoyed traveling and some of her favorite destinations are Las Vegas (for the shows), Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico. She was an avid hockey fan and the penguins are her favorite team.
Kanette was diagnosed with glioblastoma in 2017. Her battle ended February 25, 2019.