Eleanor L. Coffaro

COFFARO, Eleanor Louise, 89, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 27, 2013, at Valley Haven Geriatric Center in Beech Bottom, WV.

She was born on March 1, 1924, at home in Wellsburg, WV, a daughter of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Kemper) Forsbach. In addition to her parents, Eleanor is preceded in death by her husband, William Coffaro, Sr. her son, Billy Coffaro in 2007, and her twin sister, Midge Cawthon.

Eleanor was a 1942 graduate of Wellsburg High School and a Christian by faith. She was more than a homemaker having raised her son, Billy who had Down Syndrome and caring for him his entire life until his death in 2007.

Surviving are two children, Bonnie (Lester “Sonnie”) Isinghood of Follansbee, WV, and Edward (Jacqueline) Rowing of Weirton, WV; a nephew whom she raised David Coffaro of Pittsburgh, PA; six grandchildren, Paul (Joy) Isinghood, Aaron (Becky) Isinghood, Belle Isinghood, Eddie Joe Rowing, Jason Rowing, and Lisa (Chris) Satiropouls 12 great-grandchildren; one great-greatgrandson

There will be no visitation. A private gathering of family and friends will be held in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Weirton, WV.

Arrangements by Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV. Send condolences to www.mullenbachfh.com