Sterling R. Colborn Jr.

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SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Sterling R. Colborn Jr., of South Abington Township, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Geisinger Community Medical Center.

Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late Sterling R. Colborn Sr. and Louise Davis Colborn.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country during World War II. He was a lifetime member of the Abington VFW Post 7069 and various American Legions across the country. Prior to retirement, he was a cost accountant for Harper and Row in Dunmore for more than 20 years.

Sterling enjoyed all types of cars and could recite the specifications of them all. He especially cherished having lunch with his two friends, Frank and Bob, for more than 35 years.

Surviving are a son, Sterling R. Colborn III and his wife, Susan, with whom he resided; two grandsons, Sterling R. Colborn IV, Harrisburg, and Eric Colborn and his wife, Angela, Dunmore; a sister, Catherine Evans, Tunkhannock; four great-grandchildren, Eric, Kaylie, Anthony and Meadow Colborn; and nephew, Ronald Evans and his wife, Donna, Factoryville.

The funeral service was held at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment with military honors took place in Abington Hills Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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Published in The Abington Journal from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2014
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