Doris M. Coxey, 98

September 18, 2021

Doris M. Coxey, 98, of Lancaster passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021at Newport Meadows Nursing Center. Born in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Regina Cavanaugh Burgess and the wife of Robert E. Coxey Jr. who passed away in 1984 She was preceded in death by four brothers, Edward, Lester, Frank, and Harold and also by longtime companion, Gerald R. Bowman.

She was a homemaker and lifetime member of Covenant United Methodist Church. She also participated in many volunteer activities. Doris will be lovingly remembered by her children James E. (Valerie) Coxey of Lancaster, Jo A. (Daryl) Fleming of Lancaster, Gary B. (Patti) Coxey of Lancaster. She is survived by five grandchildren. Michael (Lori Beth) Coxey of Doylestown, Joseph (Margaret) Coxey of Lancaster, Andy (Becky) Smith of Lancaster, Kirstin Smith of Lancaster, Leslie (Wes) Walters and eight great grandchildren, Ryan, Reese, Kellen, Connor Coxey, Samantha and Henry Smith, Olivia and Carter Walters.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service to celebrate Doris’s life at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory 3110 Lititz Pike Lititz PA 17543 on Saturday October 2 at 11am with the Rev. Quentin Wallace Officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 10-11am at the Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers please send memorials in Doris’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Asso. 706 Rothsville Rd. Lititz PA 17543.

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October 05, 2021

We Simpsons have happy memories of Doris as a dear friend and fellow St. Joseph’s Hospital volunteer of our mom, Betsy Simpson. May she rest in peace.

October 04, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of the death of Doris M. Coxey. May memories of good times with Doris comfort her loved ones, especially Gary and Patti Coxey. Sue Valentino

October 02, 2021

A phenomenal neighbor and great mom to one of my close childhood friends.  Sadly Missed, Always Remembered. My thoughts, prayers and sincere condolences go out to the entire Coxey family. 🙏
Steve Doersom

September 30, 2021

So enjoyed this lovely lady! Holding you in my thoughts  and prayers , Fondly..Betz

September 30, 2021

Doris will be remembered for her humor, her positivity and the good friend she was to many at VGA!  She will be missed, but her legacy will carry on.  It was a pleasure to have known her.  –On behalf of VGA residents 

September 30, 2021

Remembering our Aunt Doris will always bring a smile.  A wonderful lady!
Nephew Dave Burgess and Family
Dave, Patty & Sarah Beth Burgess

September 26, 2021

Peace and loving memories to the Coxey family. I’ve known Jo since the first grade and always remember what a nice lady Doris was. She will be missed by all of you. 

September 26, 2021

Gary, I was saddened to read a of your mom’s passing. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. 
Mr. Fitz

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Lititz, PA 17543
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