Mary Elizabeth Coley

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Fayetteville National Cemetery
1000 S Lt Col Leroy Pond Ave
Fayetteville, AR  72701
I served in the Marine.

Mary Elizabeth ColeyI am a Veteran.

of Harrison, AR

September 21, 1931 - March 16, 2024

Mary Elizabeth Coley, age 92, of Harrison, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison. She was born on September 21, 1931, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to Andrew and Mary (Pacava) Herstek. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Charles Coley; her brothers, George Herstek, Johnny Herstek, Pete Herstek, and Billy Herstek and her sister, Helen Feminella.

Mary found pleasure in collecting new recipes to cook for family and friends. She enjoyed camping, fishing, listening to music, and antiquing. Mary was a United States Marine veteran, having served during the Korean War era. Her service in the military contributed to the woman she became.

She is survived by two daughters, Kerry and her husband, Bill Keymer of Harrison, Terry Coffin of Harrison and Vaughn Coffin of Salem, Oregon; six grandchildren, Todd Coffin, Kimberly Coffin, Karyn Wortsmith, John Keymer, Kenneth Keymer, and Diana Blount; several great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends who will dearly miss her.

The interment was on Friday, March 22nd, 2024, at Fayetteville National Cemetery.

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4 Condolence(s)
Melissa Block
Harrison, AR
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Kerry and family, prayers be with the family at this time and cherish those memories.

Ann Marie Herstek
Waymart, PA
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Love you Aunt Mary , I will miss you .

Rosemary Chisolm
Hampton, VA
Monday, March 18, 2024

Rest in peace, Aunt Mary. You were dearly loved and will be missed. Her mother’s maiden name was Bajcura, not Pacava from Mikova, Slovakia.

Doug and Nancy Weaver
Witts Springs, AR
Monday, March 18, 2024

Thank you for your service. God Bless this family.