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Miriam Adele Coleman

Died: 7/8/2011

Mrs. Miriam Adele Coleman, age 76, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2011.

A native Delawarean, Mrs. Coleman was born in Wilmington on June 30, 1935, daughter of the late Jesse Deptula and Adele Malin. She was a talented homemaker and had also been employed as a crossing guard with New Castle County for 15 years until her retirement. In her leisure hours, Mrs. Coleman enjoyed creating needlepoint crafts as special gifts for family and friends. She delighted most of all in spending time with her family, especially her beloved grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Virgil A. Coleman, in 1990. She is survived by her children, Steven V. Coleman of Clayton, Clark A. Coleman of Newark, John A. Coleman of Rockport, ME, Susan A. Smith of Newark, and Linda M. Coleman of Hickory, NC; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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