Dorothea Bunny Coleman
Dorothea Bunny Coleman
  • December 15, 1921 - February 8, 2017
  • Massachusetts

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Dorothea "Bunny" Coleman, age 95, of Fairhaven, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at The Royal of Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late Edmund F. Coleman.

Born in Quincy, the daughter of the late Charles and Katherine (Hennessey) McPartlan, she was raised in Dorchester and lived in Fairhaven for the past 40 years.

Mrs. Coleman was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed the comforts of her home. She was a talented craft maker and especially loved sewing and ceramics.
Her family includes her longtime caregiver and son, Richard J. Coleman of Fairhaven, two daughters, Donna Lopes of Stuart, FL and Nancy Rodrigues of Jensen Beach, FL, a sister, Patsy, ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, and many in-laws, nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Edmund Coleman, Jr. and Paul Coleman, and sister of the late Katherine McHugh.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 11am-1pm with a Memorial Service at 1pm in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For online tributes: