Jack O. Coalter

Coalter, Jack O.90, of Winter Park, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1st in Delray Beach, Fla. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Jack served in the Navy in World War II and enjoyed a lifelong career with Eastern Airlines for over 35 years. He was married to Merle Coalter, his wife of 59 years, who passed in 2005. He was the inaugural president of Orlando SKAL, and was a devoted member of Winter Park United Methodist Church. Born in Newport News, Va., Jack was the youngest child of William P. Coalter and Margaret Eken Coalter, His wife and daughter, Joyce Ann, predeceased him. Survivors include his children: Jackie Coalter Slatkow and her husband Andrew; grandchildren Stephanie and Peter O'Grady and Matthew Slatkow and great-grandson Dylan O'Grady, Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th in the chapel at Winter Park First United Methodist Church, with memorials to Operation Smile at www.operationsmile.org.

Published in the Orlando Sentinel from Oct. 3 to Oct. 6, 2013