Alvin F. Coughenour, Sr., age 89, of Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020 in Grandview Estates. He was a retired press operator with Swank Industries in Large and former co-owner of Flowers by Ann of Elizabeth. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church. Born September 18, 1931 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late William C. and Temperance (Smart) Coughenour and husband of the late Anna M. (Slavick) Coughenour. He is survived by his sons, Alvin F. (Sheila) Coughenour, Jr. of Elizabeth and Keith A. (Bridget) Coughenour of Franklin Park; four grandchildren; Jason Coughenour of Elizabeth, Larissa (Jason) Driscoll of Herminie, Garret (Jami) Coughenour of Elizabeth and Alayna Coughenour of Franklin Park; seven great-grandchildren; also, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Kalhoefer and brothers, William and Wilbert Coughenour. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 10 AM until the hour of service at 12 Noon in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jeff Riker officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elizabeth Baptist Church, 735 Bunola River Road, Elizabeth, PA 15037. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, attendance will be limited to 50 people at any given time inside the funeral home. Guests are required to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines. You may be asked to limit your visiting time so that all guests will have an opportunity to pay their respects. The family would like to express their understanding to those who are unable to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published November 30, 2020.