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David E. Coates

August 7, 1945 ~ June 2, 2022 (age 76)

Obituary

David E. Coates, Sr., age 76, passed peacefully at his residence on Thursday, June 2, 2022. A son of the late David and Pauline (Muzy) Coates, beloved husband of Barbara A. (Oravetz) Coates; loving father of David (Jody) Coates, Kevin (Gina) Coates, and Kristen (Matt) Maritz; cherished grandfather of Kat, Charlie, Megan, Madison, Delaney, Matthew, Andrew, David, and Jonathan; brother of Darlene (the late Sonny) Parrish and Albert “Bub” (Pam) Coates. David was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the US Army.  He graduated from West Allegheny High School and Robert Morris University.  He really enjoyed using his spare time coaching baseball and wrestling, being a member of the boosters, as well as being a cub scout leader.  He was also very involved at St. Columbkille Church where he was a eucharistic minister, served on parish share, and was a Lenten ash preparer.

Rest in Peace, Dave.  Yes, you are utterly fantastic!

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 4, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Herrick Compassionate Funeral Service
951 Cliff Mine Rd.
Imperial, PA 15126

Visitation
Sunday
June 5, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Herrick Compassionate Funeral Service
951 Cliff Mine Rd.
Imperial, PA 15126

Visitation
Sunday
June 5, 2022

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Herrick Compassionate Funeral Service
951 Cliff Mine Rd.
Imperial, PA 15126

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
June 6, 2022

10:00 AM
Saint Columbkille R.C. Church
103 Church Road
Imperial, PA 15126

Interment following Mass

Saint Columbkille R. C. Cemetery

Donations

PA Keystone chapter of the National MS Society
1501 Reedsdale St., Suite 105, Pittsburgh PA 15233

Wounded Warrior Project
600 River Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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