James "Mel" Colman, in Bradenton FL of Needham on Jan 31, 2021. Born March 17,1929 in Springfield, MA he was the son of the late Arthur G. Colman and Isabel J. Colman. Mel was the husband for 66 years to the late Helen Cox Colman and father of Richard D. Colman, & Robert A. Colman & wife Amelia. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kim, Laura, Jenny, Emily, Theodore and Winslow Colman. He was a graduate of Tufts University, was Divisional VP of Filenes Basement, and active in Needham Exchange Club and Charles River Association, Needham Cemetery as well as Republican politics. Service will be held at the Needham Cemetery on Friday April 23rd at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Charles River Center 59 E. Militia Heights Dr, Needham, MA. 02492. To send a note of condolence or share a memory of Mel, please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com
Published by The Needham Times from Apr. 10 to Apr. 15, 2021.