Age 83, of White Oak, on Monday, January 14, 2013. Beloved husband of 53 years to Marleen (Sutter) Coughanour; loving father of Lisa (Michael) Dorsey and Lesley (Richard) Gradone; grandfather of R. Christopher, Allison, and Rachel Gradone; brother of Raymond Coughanour; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, Graduate of the University of Pittsburgh 1959, Served on Board of Directors at UPMC McKeesport from 1971 - 2003 and Chairman from 1993-2003, Founding member of the McKeesport Hospital Foundation from 1976-2012 and President 2003-2012; Board member of Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home from 1983-2013, PIA Board member from 2010-2013, Penn State University Greater Allegheny Advisory Board Director Emeritus, Beta Gamma Sigma Member of University of Pittsburgh Business School, Past President of the McKeesport Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the Kiwanis Club and Member of First Evangelical Free Church, the Lions Club, McKeesport Meals on Wheels and Youghiogheny Country Club. Friends received Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills, where Services will be held Saturday 11 a.m. with Pastor Kirk Albrecht officiating in the Funeral Home Chapel. Donations may be made to McKeesport Hospital Foundation, 1500 Fifth Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Jan. 16 to Jan. 18, 2013