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Viva Viola Coleman

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Notre Dame parishoner

Viva Viola Coleman, 93, of Bethlehem, died April 5, 2018 at her residence. Born in Clifton, she was a daughter of the late William and Jennie (Swayze) Kehley. She was the wife of the late James Regis Coleman Sr., a former City of Bethlehem assistant fire chief; and the late George Rowe, who was killed in action during the Battle of the Bulge.

She was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem.

She is survived by three sons, James Jr., Charlie and Larry; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Contributions may be made to Notre Dame of Bethlehem Church, 1861 Catasauqua Road, Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.