Farewell to Donna Coe, former cabaret and comedy columnist for the New York Post (1991-95) and NY Daily News (1995-March 1998). Coe, 47, died June 13 after a prolonged illness, according to cabaret press agent Jim Baldassare. Two days earlier Coe had married her fiance, Jim Tatum, in her hospital room. A graduate of University of Miami's theatre department, Coe appeared with the Miami improv troupe "Intensive Care Unit." As a journalist, she covered comedy for the trade publication Back Stage and was nightlife editor for City Guide magazine.
A funeral service, open to the public, will be held at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, 1076 Madison Ave., NY, at 11:30 AM (EST) June 16.
-- By David Lefkowitz