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Mary Louise Tersegno Coleman

April 5, 1928 - August 2, 2021


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

August 2, 2021



Birth Date:

April 5, 1928

Birth Place:

Sayre, Pennsylvania 

Service Information:



St. James Cemetery, Waverly, New York

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Mary Louise Tersegno Coleman

Mary Louise Tersegno Coleman, 93, of Waverly passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021 at Elderwood in Waverly.

She was predeceased by her parents, James and Edith Quattrini Tersegno; her husband, Richard Coleman; her son, Michael Coleman; her grandson, Brian Stedge; three brothers and three sisters.

Mary is survived by her children, Mary Lou Falzarano of PA, John (Bonnie) Coleman of Athens, Richard (Sandy) Coleman of Waverly, Mary Theresa Coleman of St. Petersburg, FL, James (Darlene) Coleman of Waverly, Christine Stedge of Waverly, Patricia (George) Goodwin of Newfield, David (Priscilla) Coleman of Waverly and Kathleen (Manley) Frisbie of CO; brother, John Doane; 23 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Mary Louise enjoyed gardening, raising her dogs, cooking, doing puzzles and baking.  With her large family she always enjoyed having kids around the house.

The family would like to give a special “Thank You” to Luann and Jon and the North Unit Staff at Elderwood for the care given to Mary.

A graveside service will he held on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. James Cemetery in Waverly with Rev. Jeffrey Galens officiating.  The family is being assisted by the Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Mary’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

Sympathy Messages

From: Jackie
Prayers for all. Use to call her mama coleman when during our younger years linda bill, and mary teresa and i would go on our adventures and walk the road to the house a couple sheets to the wind. She was like a mother to us. She had the best laugh. Mary teresa if you read this please email me. Many fond memories at the homestead and was always welcome there. God bless you mama coleman.

From: Jim and Cindy Mayo
Our hearts and prayers are with you Tina and Colleen. Your mom,grandma was a nice lady and we loved how sweet she was to our  Sarah. It’s for certain she touched many lives. And will be truly missed❤️

                       God bless you and your family,
                               Jim and Cindy Mayo 

From: Wendy Wintermute Wesselereler
What a legacy this beautiful soul has left behind! She touched so many lives, including my sister, Helen.  Job well done.

From: Margaret  Carney - Keener
So very sorry. I knew and worked with Mary . She was a wonderful lady. Always there when anyone needed her. God bless

From: Laurie m Savory
Thank you for letting me take care of sweet Mary and getting to know her lovely family. May God hold the family tight through this difficult time and help them to find peace. God bless

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