In Memory of




Obituary for Gail Sandra Coleman

Gail Sandra (LaForest) Coleman, 78, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at her daughter’s home in Nashua, NH. She was born April 23, 1944, in Nashua, NH to parents Henry Albert and Mildred (Bartis) LaForest. She was the wife of David Hodge Coleman whom she married May 30, 1964. They enjoyed 58 years of marriage together.

Gail attended Mount St. Mary High School, Nashua NH. She grew up and lived in the Nashua and Hollis area. She worked as a secretary for Improve Machinery for some years but was most proud of her work at home as a mother and wife. She was a parishioner of St. Patrick’s Parish in Nashua, NH and found peace in her faith. She loved raising her dogs, taking care of her plants, and loved eating chocolate. She found joy and comfort in being around those she loved. She especially enjoyed the sounds of the ocean and being at the beach. She will be missed.

Gail is predeceased by her daughter Meghan Coleman, her mother and father, and stepmother Mary LaForest.

Besides her husband David, she is survived by her children Ryan Coleman, Kevin Coleman and his wife Laura, Kerri Fierley and her husband Nathan, her two brothers Gary and his wife Judy, and Glen and his wife Sue, along with many nieces, nephews, and grandchildren Kody, Mason, and Piper.

SERVICES: A Funeral Mass will be held at St Patrick’s Parish, 29 Spring St, Nashua, NH, on Friday, September 30, 2022, at 9 am A procession and Committal Service at Holy Cross Cemetery, Ledge Road, Hudson, NH will take place immediately after the Mass. Family and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Gail’s name to The Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Rd, Nashua, NH 03064 or visit them online at The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St, Nashua, NH, has been placed in charge of arrangements.(603)883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”