PRENTISVALE - Jean L. "Teny" Coast, 83, of Duke Center, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 24, 2016) at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, N.Y., after a brief illness.
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Born July 23, 1933, in Duke Center, she was a daughter of Wade and Elva Fitzpatrick Causer. Jean married her husband of 60 years, J. Wesley "Wes" Coast, on Sept. 19, 1954, in the Duke Center Evangelical United Brethren Church. "Wes" preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 2014. Together they had three children, Valerie (Paul) Ambroselli of Olean, N..Y, Wesley Coast (Timothy Lee) of Duke Center and Beth (Erik) Coletti, also of Duke Center. Jean is survived by three grandchildren, Sara, Clarice and Dominic, as well as two great-grandsons, Landon and Isaiah. She is also survived by a sister, Lucille Witherow of Youngsville; a brother, Dale (Marilyn) Causer of Bradford; and her sister-in-law, Patricia Causer of Bradford.
In addition to her parents and husband, Jean was preceded in death by a brother, Norman "Bud" Causer.
Jean loved her little dog and faithful companion, "Roni," who was at her side when she fell ill.
Jean had worked at the Otto-Eldred schools as a "lunch lady." She was an active member of the Duke Center United Methodist Church and the Eldred Senior Center, where she enjoyed her friendships and bingo.
Friends are invited to call at the Duke Center United Methodist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. today. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the church with the Rev. Mary DuVall, pastor of the church, and the Rev. Gary Sheesley officiating. Burial will follow in Duke Center Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Jean may be made to the Duke Center United Methodist Church, 26 Oil Valley Road, Duke Center, PA 16729; or the Eldred Senior Center, 169 Main St., Eldred, PA 16731.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com.
Frame Funeral Home
230 Main Street
Eldred, PA 16731
Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 29 to Sept. 5, 2016