Daniel H. Coennen
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Daniel H. Coennen, 90, of Florida, formerly of Gibsonia and Cranberry Township, passed away Friday while under the care of Cape Coral Hospital, Fla.
He was born March 10, 1923, in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Daniel D. and Ida (Drum) Coennen.
Mr. Coennen proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a member of the St. Ferdinand Catholic Church.
For over 30 years, he worked for Foodland, and he also worked for A & P Grocery for 16 years.
He was a member of the VFW in Mars, the American Legion in Pittsburgh, the Knights of Columbus and the Elks on the North Side. Mr. Coennen was an avid golfer who also enjoyed hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie K. Coennen of North Fort Myers, Fla.; his five children, Louise Ritter of Darlington, Pa., Cathy Nowak and her husband, Ray, of Cranberry Township, Ed Coennen and his wife, Donna, of Farmington, N.M., Joe Coennen and his wife, Karen, of Cranberry Township and Carol Davis and her husband, Chuck, of Cranberry Township; his sister, Ida Cannon of Gibsonia; his eight grandchildren; his five great-grandchildren with one on the way; his four stepdaughters; his eight step-grandchildren; and 14 step-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Florence H. Coennen, who passed away on March 16, 2000, and his half-brother, Edward Coennen.
COENNEN - The family of Daniel H. Coennen, who passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, will welcome friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Glenn-Kildoo Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 130 Wisconsin Ave., Cranberry Township.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at the St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, Cranberry Township, with the Father John Gallagher, celebrant.
He will be laid to rest with military honors at the Holy Savior Catholic Cemetery in Gibsonia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor in support of the
, 777 Penn Center Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15235.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Coennen family at www.glennkildoofuneralhome.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on Mar. 20, 2013