Ronald F. Colyer

January 7, 2014

Colyer, Ronald Obituary

Ronald F. Colyer, 71, of Kerrs Road, Carlisle, PA died at 3:25 PM, Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at the Thornwald, Home, Carlisle, PA.

Born September 21, 1942 at Rockhill Furnace, PA, he was the son of the late Howard and Denece (Rogers) Winnick.  He was married to Peggy Jo Corrie on June 19, 1965.  Mrs. Colyer survives at their home.

Mr. Colyer is survived by three children: Rhonda Stokes and husband Richard, Carlisle, PA; Ronald Van Colyer and wife Michele, Newville, PA; and Dane H. Colyer and wife Traci, Carlisle.   

There are four grandchildren: Jessica O’Brien and husband Kevin, Corwin Stokes, Madison Colyer, and Kylie Colyer.   

Four sisters survive;  Jennifer Shingler and husband William, Red Lion, PA; Sharon Hlavaty and husband Michael, Cleona, PA; Denece Kemp and husband Terence, Columbus, Ohio; and Sylvia Brown and husband James, RD, Blairs Mills, PA.

Mr. Colyer enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in September 1966, graduated from the academy in December 1966, and retired as a Corporal in January 1991.

He served in the US Army from 1961 until 1966.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley Street, Orbisonia, PA 17243 with Pastor Tim Keller officiating.  Interment will be at IOOF Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA.  Friends may call at the Christian and Missionary Church, 247 North East Street, Carlisle, PA from 6—8:00 PM on Monday and at the funeral home from Noon until 2:00 PM on Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Ste 100, Harrisburg, PA  17110.




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January 13, 2014
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Visitation I
Christian and Missionary Church

247 North East Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
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January 14, 2014
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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January 14, 2014
2 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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January 14, 2014

Interment
IOOF Cemetery

Rockhill Furnace, PA


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