Walter Coleman

Walter Coleman

Thursday, December 2nd, 1948 Thursday, July 4th, 2019

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Obituary for Walter Coleman

Coleman, Walter 70 of Egg Harbor Township, NJ and formerly from Philadelphia passed away peacefully on July 4, 2019. Walt was born and raised in Philadelphia before moving to New Jersey. He joined the Atlantic County Sheriff's Department before joining the Pleasantville Police Dept. Walt served as a K-9 officer, before becoming a detective where he spent most of his career. He rose through the ranks and becoming a Captain of Police and the Commander of the Criminal Investigation unit up until his retirement in March 2005. He went on to enjoy his retirement with his many friends at the Atlantic City Moose Lodge. He is survived by his daughter Janine Coleman (Delaware), his grandson Allen, his granddaughter Ariana, great granddaughter Jazzlynn, brother John Coleman, his Aunt Mary, his devoted Nephew Darryl Pearson. His friends Louie and Dorothy Ruiz and a host of nephews and nieces. He is predeceased by his parents, his sisters Margie and Gloria. Walt was a great friend to many people and will be sadly missed. A service will be held on Thursday July 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Adams-Perfect Funeral Homes, Inc. 1650 New Road Northfield, NJ 08225. Friends may gather from 10 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home Thursday. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers kindly make contributions in Walt's name to the Pleasantville Police Department Foundation. Arrangements by and condolences at

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Adams-Perfect Funeral Home
    1650 New Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, July 11th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Adams-Perfect Funeral Home
    1650 New Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, July 11th, 2019
  • Interment

    Seaside Crematory
    Thomas Drive
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Penny Goods

You were a good friend to the family and a great neighbor to me! We always looked out after each other in the neighborhood. You will certainly be missed but not forgotten. Rest In Peace my friend.
Forever remembered, Forever missed!💙
Penny(Buddy!, Misty and Solomon Jr.
Comment | Posted at 08:22pm via Condolence

Jamie Gaskill

Rest in Peace Walt. We crossed paths at different times in our lives and you were always so helpful when it was work related and so kind. I will miss the chats we had about how the grandkids were doing and family. Janine I never met you but Walt talked proudly of his family, I am so sorry for your loss , he will be missed by many.
Comment | Posted at 09:15am via Condolence

Thomas MacKain

Rest in Piece my Friend it was a pleasure knowing you
Comment | Posted at 05:57am via Condolence

Glenn Bevensee

Walt, I didn’t work with you often, but the few cases we worked on together taught me a lot. You were always kind, and friendly, a true mentor to the newer guys. I miss the PBA meetings, too. Rest well, you’ll be greatly missed.
Comment | Posted at 07:17pm via Condolence

Shannon Farmer-Vargas

You were an awesome stepfather. I have nothing but fond memories of our times together.
Comment | Posted at 10:01am via Condolence

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