Dennis J. Colman

Dennis J. "DC" Colman, 67, of Marshburg, passed away, Saturday January 7, 2017, at the Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Born April 21, 1949 in Cleveland OH, he was a son of Regina Mildred (Schultz) Colman of S. Euclid OH, and the late Chester Frank Colman. He attended school in Cleveland.

On August 24, 1966 he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served in Vietnam until he was honorably discharged August 23, 1972. He was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Devise and Meritorious Unit Commendations Ribbon.

Denny worked in the local oil fields for Pennzoil. He also owned and operated DC's Army Navy Surplus in East Bradford for many years.

On July 1, 1989, in Bradford he married Kathleen D. (Brady) Colman who survives.

Denny was a member of the VFW, American Legion, Wanderer's MC, and NRA. He loved being in the woods with his dog, riding motorcycles, gunsmithing and reloading shells.

Surviving in addition to his mother and his wife Kathy of 27 years are two daughters, Wendy (Kerry) Parker of Phoenix AZ, Dawn (Jarrod) Vobornik of Bradford, one son, Kris (Jeannie) Dominy, of Bradford, one brother, Jerome (Donna) Colman of Akron OH, 8 grandchildren Dennis Parker, Quinton Quick, Heather Linnan, Faith Campbell, Gabrielle Vobornik, Joey Dominy, Annabelle Dominy, and Sammy Dominy, two nephews Paul Colman, and Danny Colman. He was preceded in death by his father.

A celebration of Denny’s life will be announced later this spring.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, woundedwarriorproject.org/donate, or a charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Denny was a freind and fellow E Bradford businessman...enjoyed working with him...my deepest condolences..
— David M. Wells

Rest easy brother
— Dale Sweetapple

I will always remember the good times in Marshburg. You will always be in our thoughts and hearts.
— Carol Vobornik

I met Denny when I sold ads for the Potter Leader Enterprise in early 1996. I always enjoyed his visits and would sit and talk to him far longer than my job allowed but he was so much fun. I'm sorry you're gone, DC. You'll be missed.
— Andrea Ebbert Yoder

Thanks for your service brother. Thanks for taking care of my boys.. they were always"Let's go to DC's dad"..always depended on you watching for us from JJ's..RIP and Ride Free man??
— Terry Bryant

I'm so sad to read this today. He was a good man. It's been many years, but the memories are fresh. God Bless and keep him. You're in our prayers Kathy. Pozegnanie DC.
— nancy Lubera

I'm so sad to read this today. He was a good man. It's been many years, but the memories are fresh. God Bless and keep him. You're in our prayers Kathy. Pozegnanie DC.
— nancy Lubera

I'm incredibly saddened to hear of this news. Thinking of the family and may your memories be prevalent. Much love.
— Jodie

rest easy brother...now you .ride free with god ..
— ed. fisher

Condolences

  • Denny was a freind and fellow E Bradford businessman...enjoyed working with him...my deepest condolences..

    — David M. Wells
  • Rest easy brother

    — Dale Sweetapple
  • I will always remember the good times in Marshburg. You will always be in our thoughts and hearts.

    — Carol Vobornik
  • I met Denny when I sold ads for the Potter Leader Enterprise in early 1996. I always enjoyed his visits and would sit and talk to him far longer than my job allowed but he was so much fun. I'm sorry you're gone, DC. You'll be missed.

    — Andrea Ebbert Yoder
  • Thanks for your service brother. Thanks for taking care of my boys.. they were always"Let's go to DC's dad"..always depended on you watching for us from JJ's..RIP and Ride Free man??

    — Terry Bryant