WOODSTOCK, CT – Clifford J. Coman, 69, died Sunday, March 12, 2017 at home with family at his side.
He leaves a daughter, Nicole M. Phinney and her husband Eric of Monson, MA; 3 grandchildren, Anthony Coman, Zachary Kann and Rachel Kann; 2 great-granddaughters, Hayley and Madison Coman; a sister, Cate Coman of Nogales, AZ; a close friend, Jessica A. Rock of Woodstock; nephews, nieces and cousins. He was preceded in death by his longtime close friend, Pauline D. (Corriveau) Rock, in 2010.
He was born in Webster, MA and raised in Thompson, the son of Leon C. and Catherine E. (Garvey) Coman. He moved to Woodstock in 1969.
He served in the Army National Guard during the Vietnam War era.
Mr. Coman worked in construction all his life. He was an equipment operator, most recently for SAS Construction. He retired in 2007.
He was an outdoor enthusiast, enjoying tending his lawn and property.
The funeral will be held Friday, March 17, from Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 East Main St., Webster, with a Mass at 1:00 PM in Saint Stephen’s Church, corner of Rtes.131 & 197, Quinebaug. Burial, with full military honors, will be in North Woodstock Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 12:15 PM Friday in the funeral home.