Virgina Beth Coleman, passed away after a short illness on February 2, 2023 at Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. She was 77 years old. Virginia was born in The Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Ernest and Cecile Coleman. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by a former husband, Steven Neil Levinski, and a daughter, Tecia Jade Coleman Mondello.
Virginia is survived by her beloved husband, Bruce A. Sumber, her son-in-law, Robert F. Mondello, her granddaughter, Megan Elizabeth Mondello, her brother, William Coleman of Las Vegas, NV, her step-son, Seth Sumber, her step-daughter, Aryn R. Sumber, and her step-granddaughter, Lelaina Sumber Frost.
Virginia spent her adult life as a Clinical Psychologist for Ulster County and later operated a private practice in the Poughkeepsie Area. She was a long-time resident of Gardiner, NY, where she volunteered on the Town Democratic Committee for many years. Prior to her adult professional life, she was a guitar playing folksinger in the clubs in Greenwich Village. She was a creative person, making pottery her hobby as a young adult.
Her cremated remains will be laid to rest at the New Paltz Rural Cemetery. There will be a memorial service held in her honor at Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Ave., Kingston, NY 12401, on Saturday February 11, 2023 at 4pm, followed by a reception. Contributions in Virginia’s memory can be made to The Williams Syndrome Foundation, in honor of Megan Mondello at www.williams-syndrome.org