Angela Jean Coleman of Newark, formerly of Laurel, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Angela was born in Philadelphia, PA to Rosario (George) and Johanna Moffa. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Angela is survived by her brothers, Joseph Moffa, and Placido Moffa (Kathy); her four children, Cecilia Pentoney (James), Stephany Sweeten (Michael), Diane Pentoney (Randall), Stephen Shirey (Mary Pat); her grandchildren, Benjamin Pentoney (Marcy), Jonathan Pentoney (Shelby), Emily Pentoney, Salina Sweeten, Eric Sweeten, River Rodiquez, Jeremy Pentoney (Fallon), Seth Pentoney (Erica), and Rachel Pentoney, Payton Pope (Richard), Rian Shirey, Brennan Shirey, and Anderson Shirey; and her 15 great-grandchildren: Quinn and Wyatt Pentoney, Aidan Bell, Addison, Ariana, Bryn Pentoney, Lincoln Lonas, Roland and Lillith Sperati, Fara, Cullen, Weylen Pentoney; Elliana, Finley, and Harlow Pentoney, and several nieces and nephews.
Angela was a homemaker for 20 years raising her children. She also went back to school to receive her C.N.A. working at hospitals and nursing homes. She also worked at White Flint Drug and Alcohol Counseling Center in Salisbury as a peer to peer counselor. Her last job and most favorite was working as a private duty home health aide. She was active in A.A. for over 30 years and was devoted to the numerous women she sponsored. She was in leadership at her local A.A. group as well as a delegate to the National A.A. Convention.
Angela loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed cooking and baking. Her most favored dishes were her lasagna, and New York style cheesecake.
A visitation will be held at the Laurel Wesleyan Church, 30186 Seaford Road, Laurel, Delaware 19956 on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. at the church. Due to COVID-19 restrictions masks and social distancing will be required. Burial will be private. Flowers can be given and/or donations may be made in Mrs. Coleman’s honor to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital @ www.stjude.org.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel, Delaware. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hsdfuneralhome.com.