Obituary of Rose K. Coakley
Rose Ann (Kapichok) Coakley, age 89, of Gilbertsville, PA passed away on November 2, 2021.
She was born in Conshohocken, PA, the daughter of the late Rose Pendleton (Tucker) Kapichok and John Kapichok.
She was a graduate of Conshohocken High School, class of 1949. Rose worked for Bell Telephone in Norristown where she enjoyed many group trips to Europe with her fellow colleagues before getting married and starting a family. After her children reached their teenage years, she went back to work driving a school van for James O. Sacks transporting handicapped children for many years before retiring.
She enjoyed reading books, countless hours of putting jigsaw puzzles together, gardening, crafts and her many trips to the thrift stores. She was always optimistic and never said an unkind word.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Eugene R. Coakley in 2009, a brother W. Howard Kapichok in 1986 and a nephew William H. Kapichok in 2020.
Surviving are her children:
Son - Robert Coakley of Gilbertsville, PA
Daughter – Pat (Coakley) DiPietro of Limerick, PA – spouse Jeff DiPietro
Son – Glen Coakley of Long Lake, MN – spouse Jennifer Weiss
Son – Scott Coakley of San Diego, CA
Adam DiPietro – Kennett Square, PA
Samantha (DiPietro) McCampbell of Pottstown, PA – spouse Jim McCampbell
Alyssa (Tierney) Walter of Birdsboro, PA – spouse Tim Walter
Zara Coakley of Long Lake, MN
and Great Granchildren: Caleb & Maisy.
She is also survived by her extended family in Bradford County, PA.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Memorial Service on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Good Shepherd Chapel at Limerick Garden of Memories, 44 E. Arcadia Drive, Limerick, PA 19468. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
300 Fayette Street
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Phone: (610) 828-0330
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19 East Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
Phone: (610) 277-1600
224 West Main Street
Trappe, Pa 19426
Phone: (610) 489-7900
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