Jun. 26, 1923 Perth Amboy Middlesex County New Jersey, USA
Oct. 28, 2010 Matawan Monmouth County New Jersey, USA
Date of birth obtained from Funeral Home Records.
Following Published in Asbury Park Press on October 30, 2010:
ELLEN M. COLERIDGE AGE: 87 RED BANK
Ellen M. Coleridge, 87, passed away Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at Victoria House Health Center, Matawan.
She was born in Perth Amboy and resided in Red Bank, Keyport and Hazlet.
She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School, South Amboy.
She enjoyed being surrounded by her grandchildren and embraced all of them with what became known in the family as "the Nana bear hug."
She loved to entertain. Everyone was welcome to her dining room table which was crowded beyond capacity on every holiday and most weekends.
Ellen is predeceased by her husband, James J. Coleridge Sr.; her brother, Thomas; and her sister, Anna.
She is survived by her son, James J. Coleridge and his wife Joanne of Atlantic Highlands; her daughter, Ellen A. Safka and her husband Paul of Manasquan; brother, Robert Barry of Edison; sister, Marie Marhevka of Fords; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1 at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2 at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Food Bank of Monmouth & Ocean County, 3300 Route 66, Neptune, NJ 07753.