Peggy Jo Colyer

June 22, 1943—December 06, 2017

Peggy Jo Colyer, 74, of Carlisle, PA, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Chapel Point Nursing Home, Carlisle, PA.

Born June 22, 1943 at Pitcairn, PA, she was a daughter of the late George & Freda (Gutshall) Corrie. She was united in marriage to Ronald F. Colyer on June 19, 1965. Mr. Colyer preceded in death on January 7, 2014.

She is survived by three children, Rhonda Hilleary and husband Richard of Carlisle, PA, Ronald Van Colyer and wife Michele of Newville, PA and Dane Colyer and wife Traci of Carlisle, PA. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Jessica O’Brien and husband Kevin, Corwin Stokes, Madison Colyer and Kylie Colyer and three siblings, Bonnie Hiles and husband Nin of Orbisonia, PA, Fredda Hancock and husband thomas of RD, Shirleysburg, PA and George Corrie, Jr. and wife Patty of Orbisonia, PA. One brother, Donald Lee Corrie, died in infancy.

Mrs. Colyer had attended the Carlisle Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Orbisonia, PA.

She graduated in 1964 from the Harrisburg Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed as a registered nurse at Claremont Nursing Home, Carlisle, PA for 23 years and had also been employed at Green Ridge Village Nursing Home, Newville, PA.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Pastor Tim Keller officiating. Interment will be made at the I. O. O. F. Memorial Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 6—8 PM on Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Online condolences and further information can be obtained at funeralfinder.com.

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