Mr. LeRoy William Coleman Sr.

July 20, 1944 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 76)


Mr. LeRoy William Coleman Sr., 76, of Franklin Township, passed into eternal rest on Monday, November 16th at his residence. He was the husband of Carol A. (Steigerwalt) Coleman. They were married for 52 years on Aug. 31st of this year. Born in Walcksville-Franklin Township on Thursday, July 20, 1944, he was a son of the late Thomas & Bertha (Ahner) Coleman. He served our country in Viet Nam in the US Air Force attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. An electrician by trade, he most recently was employed at the Tobyhanna Army Depot as an electrical technician. He was a member of Saint Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Weissport, The Lehighton American Legion Post 314, The Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Co., & The Big Creek Grange 1559. Surviving in addition to his wife are 2 daughters, Elizabeth Kromer of Kunkletown, Vickie, wife of James Malloy Jr. of Lehighton, 3 sons, LeRoy W. Coleman Jr. & his wife Amy of Lehighton, Jason Coleman of Schwenksville, Pa., Oliver Kromer of Lehighton, 3 sisters, Elaine, wife of Maynard Ahner of Lehighton, Althea, wife of Clark Schoenberger of Lehighton, Joan, wife of Delroy Kreiser of Lehighton, 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren with one on the way, nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by 3 brothers, Nevin, Duane, & Maynard Coleman. Funeral Services will be held on Sat. Nov. 21st at 10 a.m. at the Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton, Pa. with the Rev. Michael A. Frost officiating. Call 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sat. Interment following the services in Saint Matthew’s Cemetery, N. Weissport with The Lehighton Area UVO conducting Full Military Honors. COVID19 restrictions are in place. Facemasks are mandatory. Please limit your time with the family during the visitation so others attending the visitation will have ample time to convey their sympathies as well. Memorial Contributions in his name may be made to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church 222 Church St., Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at



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