Elaine L. (Collins) Lehman

Elaine L. (Collins) Lehman of Stroudsburg passed away in East Stroudsburg Hospital on the evening of Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012.

She was born Aug. 3, 1933, to Charles and Elizabeth (Gallagher) Collins of Bowman Street, Wilkes-Barre. She graduated from St. Mary's High School, Wilkes-Barre, and from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.

Elaine worked as an RN at St. Mercy's Hospital and then the Veterans Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the Veterans Hospital in Wilkes-Barre.

She married Charles M. Lehman of Hanover Township and moved to Stroudsburg in 1957. They had two children, Michael Lehman and Colleen Huther (Lehman). Elaine continued to work as a RN at East Stroudsburg Hospital and then worked as a RN at Laurel Manor Nursing Home. She finished her working career at Young's Medical Equipment, East Stroudsburg, as store manager until she retired in 1991.

Mrs. Lehman was an active member of St. Luke's Parish, Stroudsburg.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Ann Marie Clark, Catherine Leonard, Elizabeth Mulhern and Alice Collins, all from Wilkes-Barre.

Her surviving sister is Joan Eagan, Elmira, N.Y.; and her two brothers, Charles Collins, Harveys Lake; and Robert Collins, Mendham, N.J.

She is survived by her husband, Charles M. Lehman; son, Michael Lehman, Rockville, Md.; and daughter, Colleen (Lehman) Huther and her husband, Fred Huther, Annapolis, Md. In addition, her grandchildren, Katherine Huther, Isabella Huther, Alexandra Lehman and Jonathan Huther, also survive.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Alousius Church, St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, 143 Division St., Hanover Township, with the Rev. Kevin P. Mulhern officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. at St. Aloysius Church until the time of service. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Arrangements are by Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre.

In lieu of flowers, contact the charity of your own choice to make a memorial donation.

Condolences may be sent by visiting the funeral home website at www.lehmanfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Lehman Funeral Home - Wilkes-Barre
689 Hazle Ave.  Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 822-4634

Published in Citizens' Voice from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2012