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Edward Telesha


Edward Anthony Telesha, 74, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Middletown Home. He was the widower of Meredith C. Telesha.

Born December 2, 1942, in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Edward and Lois (Diffenderfer) Telesha.

Ed was retired from the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center where he was an HVAC technician for many years. Following his retirement, he worked at Palmyra School District as a janitor. He really enjoyed relaxing while watching TV.

Surviving are his sons Thomas Telesha and his wife Jen, and Craig Telesha and his wife Melissa; five grandchildren Colton, Nicholas, Austin, Cameron, and Dylan Telesha; and a brother Victor Telesha.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 7 p.m. at Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., 4100 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109, with the Rev. Brett Jenkins officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Inurnment will be in the columbarium at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Middletown Home, 999 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057.