Woman Pays to Bury Homeless Man Who Was Neighborhood Fixture for 11...

Woman Pays to Bury Homeless Man Who Was Neighborhood Fixture for 11 Years

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Every work day for the past 11 years, Juanita Vega greeted a homeless man who slept outside the bank where she worked.

Vega developed a friendship with Richard Coleman who was popular among the Upper East Side community, including business owners, who collected $1500 to donate in his honor after his recent death.

She loved the way he called her “Sis” and she personally took responsibility for giving him a proper burial, spending $2,000 of her own money to lay him to rest at Rosemount Memorial Park (pictured above).

(READ the full story, w/ photo, from DNA Info New York)

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