Marla M. (Kester) Coleman

March 17, 1959 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old
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Marla M. Coleman, 64, of East Penn Township (Lehighton) passed into eternal rest on Friday, July 21, 2023. She was the companion of Gary R. Frantz for over 14 years. Born in Palmerton, on Tuesday, March 17, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Marlin & Marie (Elane) Kester. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by PenCor as a general laborer with many years of service. Marla enjoyed bike riding, boating, walking, car cruises & trips to the casino. Surviving in addition to her companion is a daughter Tiffani M. Herman & her fiance, Jay Smith of Lehighton, 3 brothers, Lonnie Kester & his wife Cindy, Robert Kester & his companion Beverly Pysher, Rick Kester, all of Palmerton, 2 grandchildren, Keira & Kody, & nephews. Funeral Services & Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to an entity/charity of ones choice. Online condolences can be offered at

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