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Official Obituary of

Coleen Fornwalt

May 11, 1936 ~ February 25, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Coleen Fornwalt Obituary

Coleen Mae Seese Fornwalt,87, of Howard went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at Mount Nittany Medical Center.


She was born on May 11, 1936, in Johnstown, PA. Coleen was the daughter of the late Dorsey and Verna (Statler) Seese. On March 23, 1957, she was united in marriage with the love of her life, Donald H. Fornwalt who preceded her in death in December 2014.


Coleen has four children: Don B. Fornwalt (Tom Catherman) of Mifflinburg, PA, Cindy Stephens (Sam) of Hainesport, NJ, Keith A. Fornwalt (Brenda) of Blanchard, PA. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sondra Lee Fornwalt and 3 sisters, LaRue Allison of Johnstown, PA, Elaine Keafer of Yorktown, VA, and Marjorie Eichelberger of Newport News, VA.


She also has four grandchildren: Shaun Stephens (Lia) of Mt. Laurel, NJ, Jenna Stephens (Kevin Martin) of Mt Laurel, NJ, Courtney Yourchak (Nicholas) of Lock Haven, PA, and Keith V. Fornwalt (Tarin) of Zion, PA and eleven great grandchildren.


Coleen was a 1955 graduate of Greater Johnstown High School. She also graduated from Cambria Rowe Business School. After 30 years of employment at the Pennsylvania State University, she retired as the coordinator of student records in the College of Business. Coleen was devoted to God and the Blanchard Church of Christ. She blessed her family, church, friends, and neighbors with her joy of crafting.


Visitation will be on Friday, March 1, 2024, at the Blanchard Church of Christ from 10 AM until the start of the service at 11:30 AM. Funeral services will be conducted by Associate Pastor Wally Kocher. Burial will be at the Liberty Baptist Cemetery in Blanchard.


Memorial contributions can be made to the Blanchard Church of Christ 161 Beach St. Blanchard, PA 16826.


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March 1, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Blanchard Church of Christ
161 Beach Street
Blanchard, Pa 16826

Funeral Service
March 1, 2024

11:30 AM
Blanchard Church of Christ
161 Beach Street
Blanchard, Pa 16826


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