james coen
James M. Coen, 49, of Weirton passed away Friday, June 27, 2008 at his residence. Born July 5, 1958, in Weirton, WV, he was the son of the late James (Haney) P. and Mary Scarfo Coen. James retired from the Weirton Steel Company with 24 years of service as a crane operator at the BOP, and was currently employed by Stark Van Lines as an Elite delivery driver. He was a member in the Life of the Word Ministry Church in Steubenville, OH. James is survived by his children Michael Coen of Weirton, April Coen of New York, NY, and their mother Linda Coen of Weirton; Brother Bill Coen of Weirton and sister Janine Szymanski and her husband David of Gibsonia, PA; and his niece Taylor Szymanski. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Services will be held 11AM Wednesday in the funeral home. Interment will be at St. Paul Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the family. Share tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. Please accept our condolences for the passing of ONE FINE GENTLE MAN. Even though he is in the arms of our Father, we will all miss his physical presence with us. His warm smile and even temper matched none. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. All our love, Jane and Craig (still neighbors of the old homestead)

  2. Dearest Coen family, We are so sorry to hear of Jim’s death. We have many good memories of times we hung out together so many years ago. You all are in our prayers during this difficult time.

  3. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. It has been many years since I have been to Weirton but remember Jim from my child hood. I can remember walking to thie house to play. I know that this is a very difficult time and know GOD will see you through. Jim has earned his wings and is now with his parents in heaven. Take care. Your cousin, Cindi

  4. Janine, I am so sorry to hear about your bother. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. To the Family of Jim, So sorry to hear of his passing. I worked with Jim down in the Hot Metal/Desulf area at the Mill and he was a very kind and nice person to everyone. May he rest in peace.

  6. jim will be sadly missed i went out of town with him with stark van lines he always had a smile on his face and was very good to me i will miss him josh matazinski

  7. To the Coen family I spent most of my mill time with jim,he was a great person to work with.He always had a smile on his face,i will miss him. Jim Petrelle

  8. Janine So sorry to read of your brothers passing. May you and your family find comfort in the arms of jesus.

  9. Dear Coen family, I am so sorry for your loss. My son Chad works at Starck’s and said Jim was such a great guy. You are in my prayers.

  10. Coen Family, Jim was a wonderful friend. He and I spent some time together working in the mill. He would openly and respectfully share the love of Jesus Christ with me. He lived out his faith in humility, a quality we should all applaud. In his quiet way, he impacted many (for the good) around him. He is resting in ultimate peace with the Living Lord of the Universe, his Savior, Jesus Christ. Skins Orecchio

  11. Linda, We were very sorry to learn of your loss.I always enjoyed talking with Jim when our paths would cross.You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. Hi Mike, It’s Carole from Pondo….I am very sorry to hear about your dad…and also i’m sorry i’m so late in sending my regards…wish you well..your ole buddy

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