Jerry Coleman Memorial Service set for Jan. 18 at Petco Park

SAN DIEGO -€“ On behalf of the Coleman family, the San Diego Padres announced a free, public memorial service for Jerry Coleman will be held on Saturday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Petco Park. Gates will open at 9:30 a.m. Fans may enter through the East Village gate on 10th Ave. or the Park Boulevard gate on Park Blvd.

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The event will celebrate Coleman’€™s extraordinary life, and will feature special guests from throughout his lifetime.  Free parking will be provided in three locations: two surface lots along Imperial Avenue (Parcel C lot and Tailgate lot) on the southeast side of Petco Park, and the Padres Parkade garage (10th Ave at J St).

For those who would like to make a donation in Jerry’€™s memory, the Coleman family suggests the Semper Fi Fund (www.semperfifund.org). The Semper Fi Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, was created by a group of Marine Corps spouses nine years ago to provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.