John Allen Colyer

LEWISTOWN – John Allen Colyer, 49, of Lewistown, died at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at his home.

Born Nov. 2, 1964, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late James C. Colyer Sr. and Sara Jane (Colvin) Colyer.

John is survived by his siblings, Emma H. Harshbarger and husband, David, Deborah A. Colyer, Steven M. Colyer and wife, Annette, Homer C. Colyer and wife, Pamela, and Cathy Jo Hockenberry and husband, Scott, all of Lewistown, Barbara J. Dobson and husband, Bob, of New Lancaster Valley, Randy S. Colyer, and Joseph W. Colyer, both of Lewistown.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, James C. Colyer Jr. and Frederick S. Colyer, and his sister, Patricia K. Sellers.

He was a graduate of Lewistown High School Class of 1984 and was employed at Marlette Homes, Mann Edge Tool Company and Econopane.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in John’s memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, 123 S. Sparks St., State College, PA 16801.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

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