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Mona Lee Coffman

July 29, 1938 ~ July 7, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


The most beautiful woman in the world Is gone from our lives... Mona Lee (Sanders) Coffman passed away on Friday, July 7, 2023

In UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.

She was born on July 29, 1938 in Scottdale to Clara Belle (Felgar) Sanders and Walter Merle


She grew up in the "Pinetree" area of Scottdale and had many lifelong childhood friends.

She loved living in Scottdale and cherished her home on 5th Avenue in the "Browntown" area where she was a friend to many wonderful neighbors.

She loved roller skating and took her children to Steiners Skating rink all at very young ages.

She was a 1956 graduate of Scottdale High School and was honored to be chosen the Gridiron Queen of her class. Actively involved in many reunions, she loved reminiscing with her former classmates and friends.

On July 3, 1958, she married John Richard (Dick)

Coffman and they spent 63 years together.

Walking was her true passion. A dedicated walker, she never missed a day walking with her best friend, Susan Sever. They could be seen walking in all weather. Her daughter Judy encouraged her to enter 5k walks. After her first walk (and win!) She was hooked and competed well in her 70's.

Preceded in death by her father in 1982 and mother in 1985, husband, John Richard (Dick) Coffman in 2021, Sisters Eva Mae Bybel, Florence Christner, Fave Tressler and brother Keith Sanders.

She is survived by her loving children, John Richard Coffman II and his wife Debbie, St. Augustine, Florida, Judy Lynn Eans and her husband Richard, Connellsville, Joyce Ann Ward and her husband Dave, Daytona Beach, Florida and Jason Douglas Coffman and husband, Dr. Robert McKenna, Doylestown, PA. Grandson Dr. Troy Richard Eans and Tina, Step grandchildren David Ward and his wife Angie and their children Brody and Ledger from Lithia, FI and Jennifer Kendrick, husband Johnny and son Jacob, and Jason O'Neal, all from Alabama.

The "best mom in the world" - she taught her children respect and strong values. A woman of many talents that included sewing, craft making, baking, and making each holiday very special.

Mona loved to bowl and was a member of the "Good Looking Girls" women's bowling league for many years.

She was actively involved in her church, Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, Scottdale. She loved working with the church members on all their fundraising events.

She was a true friend to all and had a wonderful sense of humor. She loved to laugh! Mona will be missed by all who loved her...especially her family and friends.

Family and friends are cordially invited to the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, Tuesday, July 11th from 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Additional visitation will be held Wednesday morning from 10:30 AM until 11AM, the time of her Funeral Services in the funeral home with T.J. Lucas, pastor of Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, Scottdale, officiating.

Those who wish to remember Mona Lee in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Connellsville Community Ministries, 110 W. Crawford Ave, Connellsville, Pa. 15425

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