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Etta L. Coles

October 27, 1930 ~ March 12, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Etta L. Coles, 92, of Williamstown passed away peacefully, Sunday night, March 12, 2023 at the Tremont Health and Rehab Center.

Born in Wiconisco, October 27, 1930, a daughter of the late John Sr. and Ruth Myers Calnon. Etta was a 1948 graduate of the former Williamstown High School.

She was a retired seamstress working in the local garment industry in Wiconisco and Williamstown.

Etta was a member of the Williamstown United Methodist Church and Order of Eastern Star Glenn Chapter, Lykens, where she was past Worthy Matron. She was also a social member of the Williamstown American Legion. 

Etta enjoyed word searches, playing cards with her family, watching Hallmark movies, and having breakfast at the Williamstown American Legion with her friends. Etta will be remembered for her smile and her cheerful and outgoing personality. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Donald F. Coles, 2016; a son-in-law, David Neidlinger, 2021; a brother John Calnon, Jr.

Surviving are her daughter, Cheryl A. Neidlinger, Williamstown; a son, Donald Frank Coles, Jr. (Denise), Tower City; grandchildren, Shelby Stence (William), Elizabethville, Steven Tucci, Mount Joy, and William Tucci, Millersburg; great grandchildren, Benjamin Fennell, William and Ian Stence, and Patrick and Morgan Tucci; four great great grandchildren. Etta is also survived by Tony and Greer Aukstakalnis whom she considered family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM from the Williamstown United Methodist Church with Pastor Amanda Bressler officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown. Viewing will be held from 10-11 at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Williamstown United Methodist Church, East St, Williamstown, PA 17098.

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March 18, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Williamstown United Methodist Church

Funeral Service
March 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Williamstown United Methodist Church


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