Frederick Herman Coleman Jr.

April 19, 1933October 9, 2020

Norwich-Frederick Herman Coleman Jr., age 87, passed away on October 9, 2020 at William W. Backus Hospital. He was born on April 19, 1933 in Ballston Spa, NY to the late Frederick Herman Coleman Sr. and Ella Mae (Van Patten) Coleman. He was married to his loving wife June Mildred Coleman for 64 years. She predeceased him on December 13, 2015.

Frederick served in the United States Army during WWII and the Korean War. He was proud of his service. Frederick worked as a plumber for 65 years. He spent many years as a Lobsterman on the Long Island Sound and enjoyed beekeeping. He loved his home and would often be working in the yard, or just sitting on the porch. He looked forward to his daily coffee with his friends Liz and Carol. He was a loving caring man, who would do anything for anyone.

He is survived by his daughters Kelly Coleman, and Pam Niles, sons Daniel and Ronald Coleman, and ten grandchildren. He also leaves siblings James Coleman, Jean Herraney, Ruth Vinciguerra, and Helen Senecal. He is predeceased by sisters Betty and Mary Jane, a son Jeffrey Coleman and a grandson Jared Coleman.

A graveside service will be held on Friday October 23rd at 1:00 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich.


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Cate Murphy

October 14, 2020

Going to miss my daily "Hey Fred". Sharing lasagna, and his flowers. I will keep you all in my prayers.

Sue Edwards

October 13, 2020

Kelly you and your family are in my prayers sending you much love ❤️ and hugs !!!!! Cherish all the memories you shared with your Dad as they will always be with you Sue


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