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Earl Wallace Coleman

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Earl Wallace Coleman, 94, of 918 Salem Ave., Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Friday, May 24, 2019, at his home.

Born Thursday, May 14, 1925 in Dargan, MD, he was the son of the late John I. Coleman and the late Laura C. (Gaston) Coleman. He was preceded in death by his wife Naomi R. Coleman.

He was employed with Fairchild Aircraft, retiring after many years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War  II.  Earl was a member of the Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 and was an avid Baltimore Oriole fan.

He is survived by his children, Tammy S. Kline of Greencastle, PA, Mark A. Coleman of Hagerstown, MD, Linda D. Tritapoe of Hagerstown, MD and Kay E. Sirbaugh also of Hagerstown, MD; two step daughters, Peggy A Keller of Durham, NC and Teresa M. Monninger of NC; three step sons, James R. Rhinehart of Hagerstown, MD, Larry C. Rhinehart of Hillsboro, NC and Mark L. Rhinehart of NC, and numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren; special friend, Mary Dagenhart of Waynesboro, PA.
He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Weaver and Pearle Smith, brothers, Luther Coleman, Paul Coleman and Mervin Coleman.

Services will be held Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 10:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, with the Pastor Gayle Ruble officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown, MD.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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May God comfort you in this time of sorrow. Revelation 21:4 says And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more neither will mourning nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Cynthia

Laurel, MD

Sir you left behind a caring family that loved you dearly. Your daughter I know loved you with all her heart and your Granddaughter I know looked up to you and looked to you for guidance and support . Your legacy will live on in those lives . Thank you for your service and the love you had for this country . You have done your service now may you RIP .

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