Sophia Coggins, 87, of Harrisonburg, VA formerly of Shadyside, OH died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Richmond, VA.
She was born August 24, 1927 in Shadyside a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Schur.
Sophie was a homemaker and a member of Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, Moundsville, WV., Shadyside American Legion Post 521 Auxiliary. She enjoyed sports, crocheting, baking, helping others, but most of all, spending quality time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Coggins in March of 2006; five brothers, Frank and Michael Schur, George, Charlie and Alex Galbaitch and an infant sister.
Surviving are four sons, John Gerri Coggins of Richmond, Mark Marla Coggins of Harrisonburg, David Kathleen Coggins of Geneva, OH and Daniel Sherry Coggins of Largo, FL; eight grandchildren, Rebecca, Rachel, Eric, Lauren, Vickie, Jessica, Alexa and Anthony.
Friends will be received Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, OH 43947 where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 am with Very Reverend Michael Zahirsky officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.
A Parastas Service will be held at 7 pm Thursday in the funeral home.
Share your thoughts and memories of Sophia with her family at www.altmeyer.com
Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm
Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 8:00 pm
Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
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