Obituary of John Coleman
John Coleman was born April 11, 1930 in CarrignagourLismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland. He passed away peacefully on September 24, 2021 in the company of his wife of 62 years, Alice.
John is survived by his wife, Alice, children Patrick (Betty), Marie Loscalzo (Bob), Irene O’Brien (Pat), Liam (Carrie), Mike and daughter in law Una, grandchildren Siobhan, Alicia, Brenda, Noreen, Rachel, Cara, Hannah, Sean, Matthew, Katie, Aisling and Eoin, sisters Kitty Harmon and May Prendergast. He also leaves behind numerous cousins, nieces and nephews in the U.S., Ireland, Australia, and France and a close cousin, Fr. Michael Coleman ss.cc. in Japan.
He is predeceased by his brothers Patrick, Andrew, Michael,James and sisters Joan Power, and Eily Holland and most recently by his son John.
In his younger days he ran cross country and played hurling and football. He remained an avid GAA fan and could be found on many Sundays watching the matches from “home”. He always cheered on his county Waterford in the hopes of bringing home another All Ireland Championship.
He was a hard working gentleman who was a friend to many and an enemy of none.
He will be missed dearly by all who had the privilege to know him.
“Ar dheis Dé do raibh a anam”
Viewing will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. in Hodder Farenga Funeral Home, 899 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:45 A.M. in St. Barnabas Church, Bronx, NY
Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY