William C. Cogley

William C. Cogley

BIRTH: 12/12/1925

DEATH: 09/12/2019

William C. Cogley, 93, of Beaver Falls, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born December 12, 1925 in Dayton, PA, he was the son of the late William Levi and Bertha (Anthony) Cogley. He attended New Brighton Church of the Nazarene and was a former volunteer fire fighter for West Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department. William was a WWII Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion Post #261. Also, he was an avid Steelers and Pirate fan and loved to go camping. His grandchildren were his pride and joy; he enjoyed watching them play baseball.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Lou (Dixon) Cogley; four brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are three sons, Richard (Licia) Cogley, Dan Cogley, and William (Trena) Cogley Jr.; four daughters, Bonnie (Tyrone) Bryant, Kathie (Dutch) Wijnen-Riems, Kandie (Albert) Pifer, and Terri (Ed) Emes; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 117 Blackhawk Road, Chippewa Twp., gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com, where a service will be held Wednesday at 11 am. Rev. William Shanor will officiate.

The Veterans Honor Guard will perform full military honors.

Interment will follow at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Good Samaritan Hospice, especially Angie; and the staff at Beaver Valley Nursing, especially Mike Brown, for the outstanding care they provided for William.

In lieu of flowers, if so desired, please make memorial contributions out to New Brighton Church of the Nazarene, 423 Penn Ave, New Brighton, PA 15066, in William’s name.


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7 entries.
lisa m tononi from Johnstown wrote on September 29, 2019 at 7:20 pm:
So sorry for your loss..heaven gained an angel..prayers sent to your family..also Gary t. Cogley wishes u the same
Sheila Carter from Beaver Falls wrote on September 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm:
God bless you all and just know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all .
Leona & Karl Nagel from Uniontown, Ohio 44685 wrote on September 16, 2019 at 11:18 am:
To the Cogley family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. please accept our deepest sympathies.
Tracy Eggensberger from Beaver Falls wrote on September 15, 2019 at 9:52 pm:
Nothing can take the place of your childhood memory Carl what's the best dad he sure loved his kids.... Jumping on our bikes from their house to mine a couple times a day was nothing to us.. That's just the way we did it such treasured memories......❤️. So glad he was a part of my life as a Young girl..
I still remember running to City market getting things for dinner for them..... Betty Lou and Carl were the Best ! May you rest in Peace....❤️
My deepest Sympathy to you all ....
Tracy Eggensberger
Janet Helbig from Beaver Falls wrote on September 15, 2019 at 7:51 pm:
Rich n family, so sorry to hear about the loss of ur dad. Deepest sympathy from our family to yours. He’s now out of pain and at peace.
Elaine Vodenichar from New Brighton wrote on September 15, 2019 at 2:40 am:
To all the family I am deeply sorry for your loss of your loved one. Kathy I am sorry about your dad sweetheart. Love you.
Regina Gehenio from Sarver Pa wrote on September 14, 2019 at 10:28 pm:
So sorry to here about the loss of your father. Praying for you and your family