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John Coleman

November 26, 2018

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John Coleman

November 26, 2018

 

John Coleman, 95, of Plains Township, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018, at the Highland Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Exeter.

 

He was born in Detroit, Michigan, a son of the late Reese and Annie Francis.  John served with the 11th Air Borne Division, during World War II in the Pacific Theater.  Prior to his retirement, he was employed for many years for U.S. Steel in Bethlehem.

 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Olszewski Coleman in 2008.  He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Bill and Butch Coleman.

 

John is survived by his sisters-in-law, Irene Stook, Laflin and Louise Zawatski of Thompson Station, TN.  He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 10 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.  Rev. Carol E. Coleman will officiate.  Interment will be in Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Dallas.

 

Friends may call on Thursday from 9 – 10 am at the funeral home.

 

Online condolences may be sent by visiting John’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.