We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Ruth Ann Coffey

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2013 for 84 year old Ruth Ann Coffey of Chester, IL who died Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.

Ruth was born June 4, 1929 in Chester, IL, the daughter of Homer and Esther (Reed) Lochhead. She married Francis "Nick" Coffey on February 7, 1948 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on September 23, 1994.

Survivors include three children, Mike Coffey and Cheri Roth both of Chester, IL and Mary Jane Gross of Ellis Grove, IL. A sister in law, Carol Congiardo of Murphysboro, IL. Two brothers in law, Donald Coffey of Stateville, NC and John Hawkins of Louisville, KY. 15 grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, one brother in law and two sisters in law.

Visitation will be after 10am Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.

A funeral for 84 year old Ruth Ann Coffey will be held at 1pm Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church, L.W.M.L. or to the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

The Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home of Chester, IL is in charge of the arrangements.