Mary Ellen Coleman, 83, formerly of Terre Hill, dental hygienist, St. Paul’s UMC member

By on July 1, 2014

Mary Ellen Coleman, 83, formerly of Terre Hill, died Wednesday, June 25 at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center.

Her husband of 58 years, Miller H. Coleman, survives. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Mary Elizabeth (Bower) Harsh.

Mary Ellen was a dental hygienist for Dr. John Sheaffer, Sr. in New Holland. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Terre Hill and enjoyed reading.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons: Robert M. Coleman, Harrisburg and Thomas S. Coleman, Terre Hill; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister: Margaret Bomberger.

Services were held June 30 at Terre Hill Cemetery with Rev. Dr. James Bamberger officiating.

Kindly omit flowers. If desired, memorials may be sent in her memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2040 Linglestown Rd., Suite 104, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

The Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be posted at

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