Thomas Daniel Coleman, 74, of Deming, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ronald Machado officiating. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Thomas was born Feb. 14, 1940, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mary Coleman (Vassallo) and Thomas Coleman Sr. He retired as a lieutenant from the Philadelphia Police Department after 30 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Maria Guadalupe Coleman (Trejo) of the home; children, Tara Coleman of California, Patricia Lorimer (Clinton) of California, Sara Winterborne of New Jersey, Christina DeLucci (James) of Florida, and Vincent Traitz III (Catherine) of Pennsylvania; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mary Ann Scarpello, Helen Funk, Sophia Leith and Claire Rothstein; two brothers, Joseph and Ronald Coleman. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ann Coleman; parents, Thomas J. and Mary Coleman (Vassallo); grandson, Michael C. Rodriguez; brother, Martin Coleman. In lieu of flowers, the family request the memorial contributions be made to the
or St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Exclusive provider for "Veterans & Family Memorial Care". To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.811 S. Gold Ave., Deming, NM 88030. Phone: 575.546.9671
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Bacas Funeral Chapel - Deming
811 South Gold Avenue
Deming, NM 88030
Published in Deming Headlight on Apr. 29, 2014