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Final Patrol: Sergeant Joseph L. Coleman (Retired)

Coleman, Joseph L. -- LATHAM Joseph L. Coleman, 67 of Latham, beloved husband of Joan (Stroh) Coleman, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Albany Medical Center. Born in Oceanside, N.Y. on February 14, 1954, he was the son of the late Matthias F. and Theresa (Whiffen) Coleman. Joseph and Joan were married February 14, 1976. Joe worked as a dedicated NYS Trooper for over 30 years based out of Troop G. Joe was a parishioner of St. Ambrose Church. He enjoyed hockey, woodworking, working outside in his yard, as well as target shooting. Survivors, in addition to his beloved wife of 45 years Joan, include his sons and their wives, who he considered children of his own: Joseph W. Coleman and his wife Nikki, and John J. Coleman and his wife Megan. Also survived by his siblings, Thomas (Jayne), Joanne, and Susan; as well as cherished grandchildren, Vanessa and Joseph Barrett Coleman. Joe is predeceased by his parents, as well as his biological father, Joseph Coleman. Relatives and friends are invited to call Friday, November 26, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, November 27, 10 a.m. in St. Ambrose Church, 347 Old Loudon Road, Latham with Fr. Brian Kelly officiating. As per the family's wishes, masks will be required for all who attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Donate Life at For directions, information, to light a memory candle or order flowers for the family please visit

FUNERAL HOME Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home Ltd. 149 Old Loudon Road Latham, NY

UPCOMING SERVICE Funeral service Nov, 27 2021 10:00a.m. St. Ambrose Church

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