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Ethel May (Osborn) Coates

March 2, 1929 ~ February 12, 2019 (age 89)

Ethel May Coates (nee Osborn), 89, of West Deptford, passed away on February 12, 2019. Ethel was born in Philadelphia; she resided in Colonial Manor from 1959 until she moved to her daughters’ home in 2016. She was a life member of the Colonial Manor Ladies Auxiliary Fire Association.  

Ethel was predeceased by her husband Edward; brothers Louis & Thomas Osborn and sisters Frances Wright & Sally Bechtel. She is survived by her sons Edward G. (Laura) of West Deptford, David J. (Raquel) of Wenonah & Daniel P. of Deptford; daughter Jane M. (Goddard) Holmes of Coxs Creek, KY; sister Rose Murray of West Deptford; grandchildren Danielle Coates, Margot & Dylan Coates, Adam, Nathan, Rachel & Joshua Holmes and great grandchildren Gabriel, Micah, Theodore & Josef Holmes.

Visitation Tuesday 10am until the service at 12pm at the DAVIS & WAGNER FUNERAL HOME 171 Delaware Street Woodbury, NJ 08096. Interment Eglington Cemetery. Memories & condolences shared at

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