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Harry Monroe Coleman

August 29, 1927 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 91)

Harry Monroe Coleman, 91, of Summerville, died August 6, 2019 at his home.

Born on August 29, 1927 in Dora, PA, he was the son of the late Ernie Monroe and Mabel Leone (Hawk) Coleman.

Harry was a graduate of Punxsutawney High School and Pennsylvania Barber School.  He was a corporal in the U.S. ARMY infantry.  He was awarded the WWII Victory Medal and Korean Service medal with 2 Bronze Clusters.  He was discharged from active duty on December 6, 1951.

On November 26, 1953 Harry married Barbara A. Shaffer, she survives in Summerville, PA.  He was self employed as a Barber in Brookville.  He was a member of the Stanton United Methodist Church.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a past member of Pine Grove Sportsman Club.

Along with his wife he is survived by three sons; Ernie A. Coleman and wife Vera of Punxsutawney, Dale Coleman and wife Jen of Summerville, Mike Coleman of Clarion; a daughter, Darlene Rearick of Clarion; a brother, Harold Coleman and wife Judy of Dora; a sister, Edna and husband Harold Reed of Georgia; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd and Donald Coleman, two sisters, Mildred Johnson and Helen Milliron and a son-in-law Al Rearick

Friends will be received on Thursday August 8, 2019  from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Furlong Funeral Home, corner of Broad Street and 1st Ave. Summerville, PA.   A funeral service will immediately follow visitation at 1:00 PM.

Interment will follow in the Ohl Cemetery in Beaver Township, Jefferson County, PA.

Memorials may be made to a Brookville WRC Hospice or the Stanton UMC.

Friends and family may leave online condolences, light a memorial candle, order flowers, and obtain additional information at www.furlongfuneralhome.com.

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