Rita M. Coleman 78 of Manasquan, NJ died Friday, May 24, 2019 surrounded by her family. Rita was a parishioner of St. Denis Church Manasquan. She was an active member of the community. She was a member of the Sea Lavender Garden Club in Manasquan and maintained the garden on Fourth Avenue. She was also a member of the Manasquan Seniors, and Shade Tree Commission. Her greatest pleasure was the relaxing on the beach and riding her bike through town.
Rita was predeceased by her beloved husband of 55 years, William F. Coleman. Surviving are her children; William Jr. and Carol Coleman, Nora Coleman and Steven Signorin, Stephen and Maria Coleman, 2 grandchildren; Jack and Christopher Coleman and 1 great grandchild Ben Biafore. She is also survived by her brother Howard O’Neill.
Visiting will be Tuesday, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, 11 AM at St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, St. Elizabeth Church, Avon. Donations may be made in Rita’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.