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Rita J. West McCullin Coleman

April 24, 1932 - February 13, 2021

Rita J. West McCullin Coleman, age 88, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on April 24, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Charles T. and Thelma G. West (Springer). Rita was a homemaker, enjoyed musicals, and loved to dance.  

In addition to her parents, Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Paul J. McCullin, Sr.; one brother; and nine sisters. She is survived by her sister, Jean A. West Dorris; children, Donna McCullin (Dennis Dorris), Paul McCullin (Christine Behmler-Zolper), Francis McCullin, and Brendon McCullin; grandchildren, Dominica, Alanna, Paul Michael, Brian, Sean, Kyle, Dean and Ben; great grandchildren, Joel, Josie, Jase, Jack, Miles, Cooper, Michael, John, Torrie, Aiden, Emma, Madelyn, and Hazel; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00 am on Monday, March 8, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church, 345 Bear Christiana Road, Bear. Facemasks and social distancing will be required during the services. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Rita’s memory to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 345 Bear Christiana Road, Bear, DE 19701.

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4 Condolences for Rita J. West McCullin Coleman

  • Donna and brothers and family. I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved mom. I wish I could join with you to celebrate her life, but will be unavailable. Please accept my love and prayers. Carolen

  • We miss you very much and love you

  • I’m so sorry for lost n I know Aunt Rita is in heaven with all her sisters n brother I love you

  • Donna ,Paul, Francis, Brendon I am sorry for the loss of your mother. I know she went through a lot. I know our mom was glad to get to see her last year. With sympathy, Joe Krawczyk