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Loretta “Jean” Coates

LORETTA “JEAN” COATES (nee Brewer) age 81, beloved wife for 51 years of the late Calvin D “Cal”; loving mother of Daniel (wife Melissa), Ronald (wife Rebecca), David (wife Lorene) and Kevin (wife Joelle); devoted grandmother of Lee (wife Alexa), Janelle (fiance Douglas Aller), Ryan, David, Matthew (fiance Rebecca Eversole) , Christopher and Jenna; cherished daughter of the late Clint and Mary Brewer (nee Dinishek). 

Jean was born on June 27, 1937 and passed away peacefully on November 11, 2018. She was born and raised in Collinwood and shared time in both Chagrin Falls and Palm Coast Florida. Jean was a member of Holy Angels Parish and an active participant of Collinwood Memories. She graduated from Collinwood High School in 1955. Jean and her husband Cal started their family business, Northeast Filter where she was a devoted secretary and treasurer. She absolutely loved to travel the world, especially on cruise ships. Jean truly cherished the time she spent with family and friends. She was very social and loved to shop for those special people in her life. Jean truly loved life and lived it fully. She will be most remembered as kind, friendly and outgoing. Jean will be forever missed.

Contributions may be made in memory of Jean to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s c/o Institutional Relations & Development P.O. Box 94554, Cleveland, OH 44101-4554.

Mass of Christian Burial Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 18205 Chillicothe Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Jean at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD, CHESTERLAND, OH 44026 (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.)  THURSDAY 2-4 & 5-8PM. 

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  1. Danny, Ron, David and Kevin,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    You have my deepest sympathy.
    Janice Richmond

  2. Our thoughts are with the family in your time of grief. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he hears for you. With hearing thoughts.

  3. Dear Dan, Ron, David and Kevin,
    Sending my deepest sympathy to all of you and your family during this difficult time. Your mother was very special to me, my mother and our family, and will be dearly missed. Heaven will be a happier place with her reunited with your loving father and my parents. May her love live in your heart forever, and the memories provide you lifelong smiles. Lots of love, Lisa

  4. I always loved being with Jean she will be very missed by all who were lucky enough to know her.
    Bess you all,

  5. Dear Ron, David & Kevin, My heart is broken at the loss of you Mom. I just loved Jean and your Dad. We had such a fun time at my April birthday party which she organized so beautifully. I have always loved getting together and remembering all the fun times I had with both Jean and Cal. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I will truly miss her and I want you to know how much she loved you all and was always talking about you and your families. She will be truly missed. My deepest love and fondest memories to you all. I am personally grateful for having known your wonderful family.

  6. On behalf of my parents and my family you are all in our prayers. Your mom was an icon and a true foundation of the tremendous family you four men have established. I’m sure she is now with your dad looking down and soo proud of you all. I’m blessed to have known her. Al Sherrill

  7. Please accept my condolences to your family. I hope that God’s promise of the resurrection brings you comfort during this very difficult time. (Acts 24:15)

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