Michael Christian Coey

September 5, 1941 - September 6, 2020

09/05/1941 - 09/06/2020

Past Services

Thursday September 10, 2020
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Friday September 11, 2020
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Michael Christian Coey, 79 of Shadyside, Ohio died Sunday, September 6, 2020 in the Wheeling Hospital. He was born September 5, 1941 in Columbus, Ohio son of the late Michael V.B. and Thelma P. Matesen Coey.

Michael was a retired iron worker with Iron Workers Local 549, a member of the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church in Shadyside, Ohio, Bridgeport Lodge 181 F & AM where he served as Past Master and Past District Deputy and Past Patron of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 452. He was a US Navy veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William P. Coey.

Surviving are his three children, Brenda Kay (David) Smith of Washington, Pennsylvania, Michelle Christine (Ed Kovaleski) Casto of Blaine, Ohio and Michael Andrew (Jeanette) Coey of Bridgeport, Ohio, sister, Mary Sue Cummings of Pennsylvania and brother Steve Coey of New Jersey. Also five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Thursday from 2 to 8 pm where services will be held on Friday at 11 am with Rev. Seth Filburn officiating. Bridgeport Lodge 181 F & AM will conduct masonic services on Thursday at 7pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bridgeport Lodge 181 F & AM by going to TMCFunding.com.

Share your thoughts and memories with Michael’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com.

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David Pelletier
3 years ago

Michelle and the Coey family-
On behalf of myself eastward, I recently thought of all of you and read online of the recent passing of your father, MICHAEL COEY. Truly a man of humble beginnings and accomplishments both personal, professional and fraternal, may his good deeds and service to his family, community, masonic fraternity and country be not forgotten and be rewarded in life everlasting. My sincerest condolences to all of you during your time of sorrow. Respectfully submitted-
David Pelletier, SMSgt, USAF (AFRES)(Ret)
Philadelphia, PA

Staff of Carlini’s Pizza Shop
3 years ago

So sorry to hear of Mr. Coey passing. He was such a good man and will be missed by us all. Always loved chatting with him.
Mike as he’d always say to call him was one of the good ones

Aimee Olejasz
3 years ago

Dearest Brenda and family,
My sincere condolences for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

David Basalla
3 years ago

Prayers to the family. I am sorry for your loss.

Dawn Armstrong Gunto
3 years ago

Prayers for your family

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
3 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Michael Christian Coey, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Michael Christian Coey, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Sharlene Horner Howard
3 years ago

So sorry to hear that Micheal had passed away I remember him grom whenI was a child he was our neighbor when we lived in Blaine he always had a smile on his face and was really friendly..He will be missed by many especially his children.REST IN PEACE MIKE.