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St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens

701 W Virtue St, Chalmette, LA

OBITUARY

Dorothy Sullivan Coleman

March 26, 1938September 7, 2019
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Dorothy Sullivan Coleman passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her children on September 7, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Ray Coleman. Loving mother of Rita Hays (Lindsay), Debra C. Warner, Dianne King (Kenny), Donald Coleman (Thelma), Wesley Coleman (Tabatha) and the late Darlene C. Domingo and Bryant Coleman. Daughter of the late Henry and Viola Sullivan. Sister of Tommy Sullivan and the late Elvin and Earl Sullivan and Geneva Anthony. She is also survived by grandchildren Brandi K. Farrell (Justin), Jennifer Freire (Jay), Kenny King, Jr. (Wendy), Justin Coleman (Amanda), Lauren Coleman, Lily King and the late Scott Warner, Donald Coleman, Jr., Jessica Stander, and Candy and David Carter, Jr. She is also survived by and will be fondly remembered by her numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. She was a resident of Meraux. La. for 39 years before moving to Carriere, MS in 2005. She will be fondly remembered for being a wonderful wife and mother, her loyalty and dedication to her family and her great cooking. She will be deeply missed by us all.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Encompass Hospice and, particularly, nurses Payton and Megan, aide Aimee, and social worker Angela; Pastor Joel Gill; and day-sitter Mary Gauthier for the great care they provided our mother.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in memory of Dorothy S. Coleman to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at 800-272-3900 or www.alz.org

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Wednesday, September 11th from 11:00AM – 1:00PM, followed by a funeral service in Dorothy’s memory beginning at 1:00PM. She will be laid to eternal rest with her husband Ray in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.

Services

  • VISITATION Wednesday, September 11, 2019
  • FUNERAL SERVICE Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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Donnie Neal

September 10, 2019

My Dear Dorothy Kids

My deepest sympathy and prayers for your comfort.
I so respect each you in taking care of your beautiful and wonderful Mother at HOME. I have shared your love and respect for your Mother -- She defines MOTHER and wife her soulmate Ray.. She is truly part of our "Greatness Generation" and have made each life she touched so much better. She always met us with that big smile and love. My life was so good when I saw Dorothy. Please forgive me for not being able to attend services due to illness etc. My thoughts will be with each of you. Love Always Donnie

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