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Harry "Arkie" Coleman

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Harry "Arkie" Coleman, 80 years old, on Monday, January 8th, 2018.   Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Jacob and Ethel Coleman.  Arkie worked at Fines, Rinzlers, Bob Kaplan & Son Limited, and later retired from Tip Top Tailors, having spent most of his working career in the clothing (Shmatah) business.  Arkie enjoyed curling, bowling, golf, playing the machines, scratching tickets & break opens, and beating his daughter at crib.  Arkie lived for his children.  They meant everything to him and when they entered the room, his face shone.  Besides his loving wife, Linda, of 43 years, he is survived by his children, Jason (Tanya), Riva, and his granddogter, Bailey.   He is also survived by his brother, Oscar (Annette), brother-in-law, Mike Kaplan, his adopted Shvoger & Shvester, Bill and Phyllis Stubina, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 11,2018 at 2:00pm at Tiferes Israel Synagogue, 50 Steadman St., followed by interment at Tiferes Israel Cemetery, Dieppe.  Shiva will be held at 197 Buckingham Avenue, Apt. #103 in Riverview.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995).  In lieu of flowers, donations to the CHU Dumont Foundation, Friends of The Moncton Hospital, or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. Private online condolences for the family can be made at