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John Edward "Sarge" Coles, Jr.

1946 - 2021


John Edward Coles, Jr. “Sarge” born January 20, 1946 went to be with the Lord on April 14, 2021.
He served in the United States Army from 1964 to 1967 and received  the National  Defense Service Medal and the Marksman Badge for rifle and pistol.
John loved his truck and Harley, listening to music and spending time with his family, especially at Christmas time.  He was a member of the American Legion and the Open Hearth Club.
He leaves behind his wife, of seventeen years Marilyn (nee: Pittenger); his two sons, Johnny Coles and Michael Coles; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren; his sister, Katherine (Smitty) of Indian Lake; his brother John Phillip (Cindy) of East Liberty and his sister in law Sandy of East Liberty.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Coles; his mother, Beulah McColloch (nee: Lucas); his step father, Robert McColloch; his sister Mona and his brother Robert “Pup” McColloch.
Private burial will be in East Liberty at a later date.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the Embassy Nursing Center.
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Polly Todd

April 15, 2021 2:27 PM
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Marilyn and family Coles, so sorry to  here of his passing, He was a good man at heart and has and will be missed by family and friends where ever he happened to end up. R I P Sarge.

Barbara Edwards Hudson

April 14, 2021 11:13 PM

I was saddened to hear of your loss. My condolences to you and the kids
Barbara Edwards Hudson

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Catheryn Whitmore

April 14, 2021 8:15 PM

For my brother John who is now with his heavenly family; especially our Mom. Our memories of growing up, then going our own ways in life and then always reconnecting will sustain us. Love you John.
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