David Wells Coleman
On June 22, 2021 David Wells Coleman passed away in Olathe, Kansas. David was born on May 7, 1949 to Wells and Mabel Burns Coleman in Brighton, NY. He lived most of his life in the Victor/Rochester area until 2019 when he moved to Kansas to be closer to his family.
David was an avid hiker and member of the Victor Hiking Club and an ADK 46er, and a proud Rotarian. His proudest hike was Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. On most local hikes you would find him with his favorite dog Mountain, who are now hiking together again.
He graduated from Penfield High School and received both Bachelor and Master degrees from Rochester Institute of Technology. Over his career he worked at two firms, Hartman Engineering in Victor, NY and STI Technologies in Rochester, NY until retiring in 2015.
He was predeceased by his parents and brothers John and Christopher. David is survived by his wife of 38 years, Suzanne (Suzie), children Stephanie and Michael, stepdaughters Amy and Wendy. He also leaves three grandchildren, Matthew, Morgan and Hermione Coleman, and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Veterans Park in Bloomfield on Wednesday, August 4th from 4:30-8:30, service beginning at 5:30 with a cookout following. Veterans Park is located at 6910 Rt. 5 & 20, Bloomfield, NY 14469.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Bloomfield Rotary, Victor Hiking Trails, ADK 46ers in David’s name.