Denise “Dc DAY” (Coleman) Lenchak, 52, of Hudson, PA passed away on Tuesday, August 1st at Allied Services, Scranton. She was born in Mt. Carmel, PA February 8th, 1965 and was the daughter of Ronald J. Coleman and the late Theresa A. (Covelski) Coleman. She is the stepdaughter of Theresa Coleman.
Denise was a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School. After high school, she immediately started to work in the field of radio communication. Radio and rock were her passions. She was a radio personality for 35 years, starting her career at the age of 17 working for WMIM in Mt. Carmel. Throughout the years, she worked for WSPI FM 95.3 in Shamokin, PA, Rock 100 in Allentown, stations in the Williamsport radio market, FM 102.9 in Pittston; and most recently for WEZX FM Rock 107 in Scranton. She loved music and concerts (attending more than could be counted), as well as the many coworkers and fans she met over the years.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Paul Lenchak of Laflin, her brother, Gary Coleman and his wife Shelly of Mt. Carmel, and her nieces Sierra and Gabriella, whom she adored. Also surviving are her Aunt Lorraine and Uncle Dennis of Coal Township, and her Aunt Maryann and Uncle Bill of Maryland, along with her very close friends Elaine, Jorjann, Rhonda and Paula.
Funeral services will be privately held at the convenience of the family. Denise requested that family and friends make a donation in her memory to the Lakota Wolf Preserve, 89 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Columbia, NJ 07832 or to Blue Chip Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Rd., Dallas, PA 18612.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, PA 18642.