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Obituaries

January 23, 2013

Mary Louise (Dremely) Coy

EAST CONEMAUGH — COY – Mary Louise (Dremely), 81, East Conemaugh Borough, peacefully slipped into God’s hands surrounded by her loving family Jan. 23, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 11, 1931, in East Conemaugh Borough, daughter of Frank and Anna (Strasizar) Dremely. Preceded in death by parents; son, Dr. Michael W. Coy Jr.; and siblings, Rudy, Victor, Frank Jr. and Josephine Dremely; and William, Margaret, Shirley and Joan Hornick. Survived by loving husband of 63 years, Michael W. “Mickey” Coy Sr., East Conemaugh; sons, Steven J., married to the former Rhonda Christ; and Lawrence J., married to the former Rosalie Weimer; daughter-in-law, Janet (Kosarych) Coy; grandchildren, Mary, Helen, Carli, Emily, Natalie, Jessica and Pfc. Jason; great-grandchildren, Nevin and Kyra; and special family members, Wendy, Alexandra and Caleb. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mary attended East Conemaugh High School. She was a former Girl Scout leader in East Conemaugh. Mary retired from the former Quality Inn, Richland Township, where she was employed as the manager. Member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, East Conemaugh, where she volunteered often with their fundraisers. Mary enjoyed cooking and baking and was known for her hospitality to those who traveled from near and far. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Her family was the love of her life, and she loved to be surrounded by children. Mary was known to those who loved her as “Baba.” Friends will be received from 2  to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where Parastas will be sung at 3:45 p.m. Funeral service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and continue at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, the Very Rev. Arch Priest George Johnson. Burial will be at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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