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Mary Margaret Cooke Coberly Obituary


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“Colin & Family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this sad time. Your mother was a great person and a wonderful lady. ”
1 of 38 | Posted by: Marci (Shepherd) Davis

“To the Coberly family, our thoughts and prayers are with you, and we are saddened by your loss ”
2 of 38 | Posted by: Fintan & Orla Cooke,

“Deepest sympathy to you all. Sorry we could not attend & be with you. She is in a better place. Barry & Concilio Cooke. ”
3 of 38 | Posted by: Concilio & Barry Cooke

“Delia,John and the Coberly Family,We are so sorry for your loss,Mary was one of the sweetest persons we had the pleasure of knowing, She was so...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Paul & Judy Gray

“Dear Ira and Family, I do know your hurt. You are all in my prayers. ”
5 of 38 | Posted by: Lillian Agnew

“Dear Ira, Delia and family; We are so sorry for your loss. Mary will always remain in my memory as a delightful, spirit filled person. Her voice...Read More »
6 of 38 | Posted by: Ruth Humphrey

“To Ira,Colin,David and Delia Whilst the physcial body of your mom may have left your lives the spirit of this great treasure of a woman will always...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: John Cooke,Monivea,Co Galway,Ireland

“To The Corbely Family Our Love and Prayers are with you,we know how ye all feel because we have been there.We are with you in spirit and prayer and...Read More »
8 of 38 | Posted by: Kate,Paul,and Jason Cooke 47,Maunsells Rd,Galway,Ireland

“Dear Ira: My sincere sympathy to you and your children. I too, was among the many who became acquainted with the bubbly nurse Mary at Dr. Santra's...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Debbie Gumm Stevens

“Delia, I cannot tell you how very saddened I am by the great loss you and your family have suffered. Your Mother was a living example of Christ in...Read More »
10 of 38 | Posted by: Jean Barnett

“We would like to extend our condolences at Mary's passing. We always liked her; she was warm,friendly and a pleasant person to be around. She will...Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: The Eakin Family

“To the Coberly Family - I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your Wife and Mother. Truly a great lady. I certainly hope the Almighty has re...Read More »
12 of 38 | Posted by: Clark Martin

“Dear Ira, Delia, and Family, I was saddened to see of your dear wife's and mother's passing. Mary was a wonderful, friendly person whom I always...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Judy Sinkule

“Dear Ira, Delia and Family, We were greatly shocked to learn of this tragic event. Mary was a very special person to my Mother as they had worked...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Robin Ross, Lucille and Troy Kerns

“Dear Colin and Delia and family, I am very saddened to read of your mom's passing. She was a dear, dear lady. I always enjoyed talking to her at...Read More »
15 of 38 | Posted by: Paula Jones Marco

“Delia, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful lady and I know you will miss her very much. Please let me know...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Melissa Thompson

“To the Coberly family, I was sorry to hear of the death of Mary. Mary was a very special lady. She was so pleasant to be around. She truly will be...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: Stella Faye Moyer

“Dear Ira, Delia, David and Colin, we were very saddened to hear of Mary's passing. She was a wonderful lady and we have many fond memories of time...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Les and Grainne Swan

“Delia, I'm so very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a wonderful lady & so sweet to me in our school days. You & your family are in my...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: Chad Busdeker

“Ira and family, We are so sorry for your loss. In our thoughts and prayers. ”
20 of 38 | Posted by: Eddie & Debbie Mitchell

“Mr.Coberly, Delia and family, I am so saddened by the news of Mrs. Coberly passing away. She was always accompanied into a room with the sunshine of...Read More »
21 of 38 | Posted by: SIMONE "SAM" BRADLEY

“Colin, Our hearts go out to you and your family in this time of grief and pain. With deepest sympathy, Jim Towler and Family ”
22 of 38 | Posted by: Jim Towler and Family

“Delia, Mr. Coberly and family, I was so very sorry to hear of Mrs. Coberly's passing. Delia, your mother was always so kind to me and I have very...Read More »
23 of 38 | Posted by: Jimmy Sayres

“Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Carol Frank ”
24 of 38 | Posted by: Carol Frank

“We are so sorry for you loss Colin. You and your family are in our prayers. Please let me know what I can do to help during this time. Don Barford...Read More »
25 of 38 | Posted by: Don Barford

“Dear Ira and Delia, I am so sorry to hear about Mary's passing. She was such a wonderful lady who will be missed. You and your family are in my...Read More »
26 of 38 | Posted by: Stephen Corbin

“Mrs. Coberly was always so kind to my parents (Earl & Ruby Bonnell) at Dr. Santra's office. I became acquainted with her through them. There are...Read More »
27 of 38 | Posted by: Elaine Douglas

“Delia and family, I am so sorry for your loss, may God grant you peace through this difficult time, you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
28 of 38 | Posted by: Kelley Mahaffey Hook

“Mr. Coberly, Delhlia, David and Colin: We are so sorry for your loss. Everytime we went home to Elkins, she always came over to say "hi" to us,...Read More »
29 of 38 | Posted by: Jeff Severino/Janet Antolini

“Ira & family: We loved "Irish" she was a great lady, we will always remember her pleasant smile, the way she talked and the way she treated all of...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Paul & Louise McAtee & family

“Ira, Delia, David, and Colin and grandchildren,,God has truly gained a wonderful angel, an angel that will be a watch over us all. She will be truly...Read More »
31 of 38 | Posted by: Bob Shaw

“Ira,Delia and Family, We were shocked and very saddened to hear about Mary. She was such a wonderful and caring person. We will keep you in uor...Read More »
32 of 38 | Posted by: Bill & Brenda Brown

“Dear Ira and Dehlia, We were so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. We have never known such a caring and loving person. How kind and caring she was to...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: David and Martha Roy

“Dear Ira and Family, May God grant you peace and comfort during this most difficult time. Richard and I have you in our prayers. Love, Annie ”
34 of 38 | Posted by: Pastor Ann Fretwell

“dilia and family, john and i are sorry for your loss please if you need anything give us a call. i will never forget you mom for all the things she...Read More »
35 of 38 | Posted by: john laura shaw

“To the Coberly family, I am so sorry to hear of Marys passing , she surely will be missed she was a lovely lady. I will miss seeing her walking by...Read More »
36 of 38 | Posted by: Lavada Yoakum

“We are sure Mary is now with her Parents and brothers. They are looking down at us and looking after us. We will be with them again one day. ”
37 of 38 | Posted by: Chriss, Regina & Frances

“Delia We are sorry to hear about your loss. If there is anything we can do please let us know. ”
38 of 38 | Posted by: Bill and Terri


MARY MARGARET COOKE COBERLY, age 75 years, a resident of Mountain View Drive, Elkins, WV began her eternal life of peace with the Lord Sunday morning, December 9, 2007 at the Davis Memorial Hospital. Death was unexpected.
Mary was born on Sunday, July 3, 1932 at Monivea, County Galway, Ireland, a daughter of the late Delia Cooke and Barthalemeau Cooke. While attending nursing school at Saint Stephens Hospital at London England, she met Ira J. Coberly who was stationed there with the United States Navy. Accompanying Ira to the United States, the couple married on December 20, 1957 at Norfolk, VA. They were stationed in several locations before returning to Elkins in 1966 where they had resided since. They were to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary December 20, 2007.
Surviving Mary besides her husband, Ira, are two sons, David Coberly and wife, Leigh, and Colin Coberly and wife, Jennifer Gulling, one daughter, Delia Loftis, and her husband John, and six grandchildren, Elise, Claire, Tyler, Bailey, Blake, and Callie.
Preceding her in death were her five brothers, John Joe, Vincent, Jim, Oliver, and Padraig Cooke. Mary, a native of Ireland, was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She had attended school in Ireland, was a nurse at the Davis Memorial Hospital, and was employed by Dr. N. Santra for approximately twenty-four and a half years retiring in 2002. She continued in the health care profession as a volunteer with the Ladies Auxiliary at the Davis Memorial Hospital. She was dedicated to her faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. She was an active member of the Holy Rosary Guild and the Choir of Saint Brendans Church. Through all times, Mary truly gave her heart and soul to all of us. She was truly loved by her friends and her family and words cannot describe how much she will be missed.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 PM, Wednesday. On Wednesday at 7 PM at the funeral home a wake service will be recited by the Very Reverend Donald X. Higgs VF. On Thursday morning, December 13, 2007 Mrs. Coberly will be moved to the Saint Brendan Catholic Church where the Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM. The Very Reverend Donald X. Higgs VF will be the Presider and interment will follow at the Saint Brendan Cemetery at Elkins, WV. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to the Catholic Community Services, P.O. Box 2764, Elkins, WV 26241 or to Saint Brendan Catholic Church, P.O. Box 2205, Elkins, WV 26241.

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