Jennifer Coleman LaPrade, age 57, of 6605 Baptist Church Road, passed away at Strong Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 9, 2019.

Jennifer was born in Waterloo on August 1, 1962, a daughter of the late Leo Paul and Jeannine (DeParde) Coleman. She was a 1980 graduate of South Seneca High School and had worked as the produce manager at the Ovid Big M for many years, and as the bar manager at the American Legion Post #463. She was the current president of the American Legion Post # 463 Auxiliary and was also serving on the county level. In addition, she was a member of the VFW Post 6200 Auxiliary.
Jennifer is survived by her children, Jessica Wilson of Bolivar, N.Y., Christopher (Jean) Wilson of Ovid, Nicholas Wilson of Geneva; grandchildren, Matthew Wilson and Sage Yoho; sisters, Melanie (David Enstrom) Coleman of Hayts Corners, and Suzanne Coleman of Cayuta, her beloved dog “Sarge” and a large extended family. Jennifer was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” LaPrade in 2016.

The family will receive friends at Covert Funeral Home in Ovid on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Interment will be held privately at Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. A reception will be held in Jennifer’s honor at the American Legion Post #463 on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 3:30 to 5:00pm. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation in Jennifer’s memory to the Make a Wish Foundation at or the Wounded Warrior Project at