Ned L. Coleman


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Ned L. Coleman, 78, of 132 Kushwa Road, Spring Glen, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Oct. 22, 1934, in Klingerstown, a son of the late Tyson Coleman and Ethel Rothermel Coleman.

He was a 1952 graduate of the former Hegins Township High School.

Ned retired from Bethlehem Steel, Steelton. After his retirement, he worked part time for the Hegins Township Water Authority.

He was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Spring Glen. He was also a former member of the Circuit Riders Singing Group and a former teener league baseball coach in Klingerstown.

He enjoyed doing handy work, woodworking and remodeling. Ned loved his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene I. Stiely; and a grandson, Tyler S. Stiely.

Surviving are his wife, Grace M. Peifer Coleman, to whom he was married for 56 years; a son, Richard L. "Ric" Coleman, Columbus, Ohio; a granddaughter, Kayla A. Stiely, Spring Glen; and a son-in-law, Alan R. Stiely, Spring Glen.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, with the Rev. Raymond Holland officiating. Interment was in St. Mark's Cemetery, Spring Glen. Memorial contributions can be made to the Tyler Stiely Memorial Fund, c/o Gratz National Bank, P.O. Box 816, Valley View, PA 17983. Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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