Ruth E. Coleman (1937 - 2017)

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Ruth E. Coleman, 79, of Sykesville, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at DuBois Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 4, 1937, in Sykesville, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruby (Anderson) Beatty.
She was married 60 years to Donald E. Coleman, who survives in Sykesville.
She was a 1955 graduate of Brookville High School.
She was a former employee of Cameron Manufacturing, Rola Jenson, Murphy's/Ames Dept. Store and an Avon sales rep.; she was also a Cub Scout den mother for her sons and enjoyed painting, crocheting, pets, planting flowers and the outdoors.
She enjoyed being a homemaker and enjoyed her husband, four children, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her daughter, Jodi (Joseph) Leonard of Sykesville; three sons, David M. Coleman of Reynoldsville, Donald M. (Penny) Coleman of DuBois and Perry E. Coleman of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Beverly P. McClosky; and a brother, David H. Beatty.
The family will be receiving friends and family on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 4–7 p.m. and Thursday, from 10–11 a.m. at the Leo Nedza Funeral Home in DuBois. A service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Jerry Spencer officiating. Burial will take place in Butler Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at
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Leo Nedza Funeral Home
199 West DuBois Avenue
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-4567
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 24, 2017