Harley V. Coulbourn
April 2, 1928-April 28, 2016
Harley V. Coulbourn, age 88, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, April 28, 2016.
Born in Galestown, MD on April 2, 1928, Harley was a son of the late Victor and Bertha (Eskridge) Coulbourn.
Harley proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII and was a dedicated member of the St. John’s Lodge No. 2, A.F. & A.M. An avid Philadelphia sports fan, he looked forward to cheering on each team every season.
In addition to his parents, Harley was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Rose Coulbourn; brothers, Harold Coulbourn, and Clinton Coulbourn; and sisters, Leota Kovelski and Lois Carey.
He is survived by his daughters, Patricia Coulbourn of New Castle, Vanessa Wilson (Robert) of Newark; son, Tom Coulbourn of New Castle; brothers, Jennings Coulbourn of Selbyville, Levin Coulbourn of Staunton, VA; grandchildren, Nathan Romano (Sarah), Lindsey Romano, Jason Price, Kristen Price, and Olivia Wilson; 6 great grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on May 3, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will be held in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720.