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Edwin W. Collier, 78, of East Main Street, Elizabethville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at his residence.
He was born Sept 16, 1939, in Elizabethville, a son of Hilda (Bellis) Collier of Millersburg and the late William Collier. He was married for 59 years to the former Sara Jane Markel who survives.

Edwin was an Army veteran.
He was the owner/operator of the former Collier's Plumbing and Heating, Elizabethville.
He was a member of the Halifax Legion Post 326, and the former Elizabethville VFW, a member of the Ashlar Lodge 570 F&AM Masonic Lodge in Lykens and just acquired his 50-year service pin.
Edwin enjoyed fishing, golfing, hunting, and making turkey calls.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Carmen and Samuel Gentile, of Elizabethville and Brenda and Kevin Werner of Millersburg; one sister, Darla Fulkroad of Millersburg; grandchildren, Christine, Jessica, Amy, and Kyle; and great-grandson, Mason.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Eileen Boyer; and one granddaughter, Angela Snyder.

There will be a visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at the Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes Inc., Elizabethville, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Nathan Corl Minnich officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville.

Please sign the online register book at www.hbfuneralhomes.com.
Published on February 19, 2018
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