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Viva Viola Coleman

October 1, 1924 — April 5, 2018

Viva Viola Coleman, 93, of Bethlehem, died on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Clifton, PA; daughter of the late William and Jennie (Swayze) Kehley. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Regis Coleman, Sr., a former City of Bethlehem Assistant Fire Chief.

Viva dedicated her life to her family. She was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem.

She will be dearly missed by her sons, James, Jr.; Charlie; and Larry; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Viva was preceded in death by husband, George Rowe, who was killed in action during the Battle of the Bulge.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10:00-10:30 a.m. at Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church, 1861 Catasauqua Rd. Bethlehem, PA 18018. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow. Burial will be held at Holy Saviour Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Notre Dame of Bethlehem, 1861 Catasauqua Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Holy Saviour Cemetery
2575 Linden St.
Bethlehem PA 18017

Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Notre Dame Catholic Church
1861 Catasauqua Rd
Bethlehem PA 18018

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:30 AM
Notre Dame Catholic Church
1861 Catasauqua Rd
Bethlehem PA 18018

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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