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Helen L. (Shea) Coward

Born: Wed., May 29, 1929
Died: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 01, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

8:00 PM Fri., Nov. 01, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral Home Inc.

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Helen L. Coward, 90, of South Buffalo Township, passed away on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, peacefully, at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights. Helen was born in Tarentum on May 29, 1929, a daughter of the late Anne (Stouffer) and Fred Shea. She was the widow of Howard B. "Bud" Coward, Sr. who passed in 2007. Helen was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She had worked as a nurses aid for a number of years while her children were in college. Helen was a long time volunteer with the Natrona Heights Meals on Wheels. She was very involved in many of her church's activities. She enjoyed quilting, sewing,cooking, baking, playing cards and spending time with her family. Helen is survived by her daughter, Nancy L. Kolbe, of Venice, Fla.; four grandsons: Jonathan (Meghan) Kolbe of Kittanning, Lt. Col. Michael and Aidan Kolbe serving in the U.S. Air Force, of Dayton, Ohio, and the twins, Darren Kolbe, of South Buffalo Township and Duane and Brittany Kolbe of Evans City. She is also survived by her six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Helen is preceded in death by her son, Howard B. "Buddy" Coward, Jr.; and her brother, James Shea. Family and friends will be received on Friday, Nov. 1, from 6-8 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc., 524 High St., Freeport. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 8 p.m. on Friday evening with the Rev. Greg Spencer officiating. Burial will be held in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 847 10th Ave. Brackenridge, PA 15014.

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Joyce Shoop
   Posted Wed October 30, 2019
My heart is broken, for all of you. But I know she's in a better place. Heaven gained another angel. God Bless all.😘😇

Shirley Baker
   Posted Wed October 30, 2019
I am sorry for your loss. She was a sweet person. Prayers for all

Bill and Lenora Hancock
   Posted Wed October 30, 2019
With sympathy and love to the family of Helen who had a very wonderful sense of humor...so sorry for your loss...and God Bless....

Audrey Cardinal
   Posted Wed October 30, 2019
So very sorry to hear about the passing of Helen. She was a great neighbor and a fun person to talk to she will be missed by all. God bless you all.

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