Beverly Coldsmith

Beverly Coldsmith

Sunday, May 7th, 1933 Sunday, September 15th, 2019

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Obituary for Beverly F. Coldsmith (Stains)

Beverly F. Coldsmith, 86, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Sunday morning, September 15, 2019 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born May 7, 1933 in Greencastle, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth Eugene and Kathryn Louise Stains Leedy. A homemaker most of her life, Bev had at one time worked as a waitress in the Chambersburg area. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and a member and Past President of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge #600 Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobby was crocheting and she made blankets for many family members and friends. Her husband, George E. Coldsmith, whom she married October 10, 1948, preceded her in death on November 24, 2012.

Bev is survived by three children, Jeffrey A. Coldsmith (Darlene), Robert L. Coldsmith, and Susan R. Henry (Daniel), all of Chambersburg; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Connie Younker of Hagerstown, MD and Donna Miner (Paul) of Williamsport, MD; two brothers, Kenneth Leedy, Jr. (Mitzi) of Hagerstown, and Gregory Leedy of Greencastle; and a daughter-in-law, Karen Clippinger Coldsmith of Chambersburg. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, George “Denny” Coldsmith; a sister, Carolyn Schuman; a brother, Buddy Leedy; and a great-grandson, Gannyn Henry.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, September 21, 2019 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. John Kratz and Rev. Rick Noll will officiate. Interment will follow at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday and from 9:00-10:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at

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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 20th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    Friday, September 20th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    Saturday, September 21st, 2019
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    Saturday, September 21st, 2019
    Rev. John Kratz
    Rev. Rick Noll
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA
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