Anna D. Coleman


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Anna Dorothy Coleman, 87, of 307 E. Main Street, Hegins, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Schuylkill Medical Center - E. Norwegian, Pottsville.

She was born on Sunday, March 15, 1925, in Hegins, a daughter of the late Amos and Emma Shroyer Yoder.

She was a graduate of the former Hegins Twp. High School.

She was a seamstress for the former Hegins Mfg. Co.

She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ, Hegins.

Anna loved gardening, flowers, embroidering, walks in the mountain, loved her family, and was a devoted grandmother.

Her husband Gilbert T. Coleman died in 1984. She was also preceded in death by 12 siblings.

She is survived by two sons, Terry L. Coleman and his wife Jacki of Hegins and Craig T. Coleman and his wife Lisa of Spring Glen; a daughter, Ann M. Troutman and her husband Robert Jr. of Carlisle; three grandsons, Shawn L. Coleman of Hegins, Kevin L. Troutman of New Jersey, and Jason M. Troutman of Carlisle; two granddaughters, Jennifer L. Morgan of Hegins and Brandi L. Carl of Hegins; seven great grandchildren; a brother, Lawrence J. Yoder of Elizabethville; a sister, Lillian A. Schwartz of Hegins; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, with the Rev. Michael C. Klahr officiating.

Burial was made in Friedens Cemetery, Hegins.

Memorial contributions can be made to Friedens United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 57, Hegins, PA 17938.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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