Vernon Coleman Sr. 1937-2013

WARREN – Vernon Coleman Sr., 75, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at St. Joseph Health Center.

Vernon was born Oct. 18, 1937, in Pike County, Ky., the son of Ramson and Matilda Smith Coleman.

Mr. Coleman retired from Van Huffel Tube in Warren and was a member of Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Howland.

Vernon is survived by his wife, Ruby M. Taylor Coleman; his children, Zera Y. Pyne of Warren, Vernon Coleman Jr. of Hartford, David A. Coleman of Niles, Cathy L. Ainsworth of Howland and Jerry L. Coleman of Howland, 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three sisters.

Vernon was preceded in death by a brother.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Robert P. McDermott Memorial Home in Niles and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Apostolic Pentecostal Church.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Interment will follow at Kerr Cemetery in Weathersfield.