Jane E. (Stroup) Colabine

September 30, 1942 ~ August 16, 2019 (age 76)

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Jane E. Colabine, 76, of Derry Township, Lewistown, passed away at 9:40 a.m., Friday, August 16, 2019, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born Sept. 30, 1942, in Camden, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Madeline (Harper) Stroup.

Jane is survived by: her husband, Jack H. Colabine, whom she married on Jan. 6, 1962; children, Bryan D. Colabine, of Lewistown, and Michelle R. Watson and husband, John, of Lititz; four grandchildren, Kelli J. Hale, Matthew A. Colabine, Kyle R. Watson, and Karlie R. Watson; great-grandchildren, Alex J., Caleb L. and Blake A. Hale; and a sister, Donna M. Stewart, of Maryland.

She graduated from Chief Logan High School, Class of 1960.

She was a member of McVeytown United Methodist Church.

In her earlier years, Jane was employed at Beaver's Bakery in Burnham and White Container in Lewistown.  She was a dedicated wife and mother who loved spending time with her family, and enjoyed antiquing, watching football games and playing the slots.

A public viewing will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 22, 2019, at the McVeytown United Methodist Church, 3 South Queen Street, McVeytown.  A private funeral service for the immediate family will follow at 1:30 p.m., at the church, with Pastor Stephanie Rupert officiating.

Private interment will take place at Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown.

Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Burnham, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions in Jane's memory may be made to McVeytown United Methodist Church, PO Box 347, McVeytown, PA 17051-0347. 

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August 22, 2019

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
McVeytown United Methodist Church
3 S. Queen St.
McVeytown, PA 17051

Private Funeral Service
August 22, 2019

1:30 PM
McVeytown United Methodist Church
3 S. Queen St.
McVeytown, PA 17051

Private Graveside

Juniata Memorial Park
9010 U.S. Hwy 522 South
Lewistown, PA 17044


McVeytown United Methodist Church
PO Box 347, McVeytown PA 17051

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