Mary M. Coffey, age 82, of
Bronston, passed from this life on October 5, 2016, at Somerset
Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.
Mary was born on September 3,
1934, in Albany, daughter of the late Lewis and Sophia Pennicuff
Rigney. She was a member of the Wayne County High School
Graduating Class of 1955. Mary received a Bachelorís
Degree in Marketing and Business. She retired as Deli
Manager for Food Fair Grocery, of Somerset. She enjoyed
spending time with her family, her grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. Mary loved quilting and reading her
Bible. She was a member of Denham Street Baptist Church,
and loved her church family.
She is survived by her
daughter, Lisa (and husband, Douglas) Phelps, of Somerset; her
sister, Pauline Brown, of Wayne County; her grandchildren,
Tabatha Phelps and Raven Phelps; and her great-grandchildren,
Charli Aguirre, Jaylee Phelps and Jasmine Scott.
Preceding Mary in death are her
parents; her son, Ernest Coffey; her brother, Felix Rigney; and
her sisters, Tina Sharpe and Lois Gosser.
Visitation will be Saturday,
October 8, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home
Funeral services will be held
at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, after the visitation, in the funeral
home chapel, with Bro. Gary Phelps and Sister Vonda Van Ostrand
officiating. Burial will be in the Old Charity Cemetery,
in Wayne County.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.