Robert Coman

Obituary of Robert Coman

Robert Raymond Coman, age 99 of Wyckoff died Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Born in Passaic, NJ  he moved to Wyckoff in 1951 and returned to Wyckoff 4 years ago. 


Robert was a Lifelong Truck Driver, which included working for Sam Braen and Garden State Farm.  Robert was an Army veteran and then served in the Coast Guard from 1943-1944 during WW II.   He was a member of VPW Post 4165, Midland Park and the American Legion Post 36 of Altavista, VA. He was a former member of Protection Fire Co. #1 of Wyckoff, Wyckoff, NJ during the 1950’s.


Surviving are his children, Robert J. Coman and his wife Christel of Altavista, VA, Raymond D. Coman and his wife Deborah of Middle River, MD, Dianne DaSilva and her husband Dennis of Wyckoff, NJ, Donna J. Coman of Staunton, VA, Ronald W. Coman and his wife Karen of West Milford, NJ, and Cynthia A. Burns and her husband Robert of Wyckoff, NJ.   Also surviving are his 14 grandchildren and his 17 great grandchildren.


He was predeceased by his first wife Doris M. (nee Muse) Coman in 1957 and his second wife, Dorothy E. (nee Williams) Coman in 1979. 


Visiting will be on Sunday from 2-5 pm at  the Vander Plaat Funeral Home,, 257 Godwin Ave.  Wyckoff, NJ.  A Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 10 am at the funeral home followed by the interment in Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa.  In lieu of flowers donation to   Holy Name Health Care Foundation, for Villa Marie Claire, 718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666 would be appreciated.