Cover photo for Colleen A. Black's Obituary
Colleen A. Black Profile Photo
1936 Colleen 2023

Colleen A. Black

September 13, 1936 — December 10, 2023

Boiling Springs

Colleen A. Black, 87, of Boiling Springs, PA, passed away on December 10, 2023, in the Claremont Nursing Home, Carlisle. She was born September 13, 1936, in Carlisle to the late Paul David and Mary Geraldine (Weigle) Clark. She was the widow of Joseph Wesley Black, I, after 63 years of marriage.

She was a Boiling Springs High School Graduate, class of 1954, and went on to be a corrections officer at the Cumberland County Prison. Colleen later retired from the Cumberland County Sheriffs Department, where she was a Deputy in the Domestic Relations Department. She was a member of the Mt. Holly Springs Church of God and a donator to the sheriff’s association. Colleen enjoyed traveling to Ocean City Maryland, watching pro wrestling, bowling, and crocheting. She had a fond love for Cardinal Birds.

Colleen is survived by her loving children, Nancy J. (Tim) Snyder of Carlisle and Joseph W. (Deena) Black, II of Boiling Springs; grandchildren, Shaun M. Stambaugh, Adrienne LeMasters, Joseph W. Black, III, and Rebekah L. Mitchell; great grandchildren, Bristol Stambaugh and Cooper Mitchell. Also surviving are her siblings, Paul “Brub” David Clark, Jr., (Nancy) of Carlisle and Nancy Lee Gibb of Carlisle.

Services will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Albright Life, 1920 Good Hope Road, Enola, PA 17025 or ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home, Mt. Holly Springs. Visit to offer condolences to the family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Colleen A. Black, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 897

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree