James A. Coulter
Served in U.S. Navy
James A. Coulter, 92, of Fallowfield Township, died Friday, February 8, 2013, in Mon Valley Hospital.
He was born April 28, 1920, in Lover, a son of the late Hugh Glenn and Mary M Dickey Coulter.
Mr. Coulter was retired as a group leader from People’s Gas Co. in Monongahela after many years of service.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy Seabees during World War II.
Mr. Coulter was a member of Fallowfield Baptist Church and a founding member of the Steam, Gas and Horse Association.
He grew up on a farm that led to a lifelong love of farming, tractors and horses. He also was a member of the Quarter Century Club of People’s Gas Co. and the Breakfast Club of People’s Gas that met at the Monongahela Eat ’N Park.
Deceased are his wife, Hazel McCready Coulter, who died December 24, 2012; a brother, Roland Coulter; and a sister, Dora Mae Coulter.
Surviving are a loving daughter, Priscilla (Angelo) Dorazio of Monessen; a special nephew that he raised as a son, Charles “Chuck” (Dorothy) Urbanowicz of Monessen; beloved grandchildren, Leah (Dom) Fani, Beth (Tom) Scanlon and Shelley (Philip) Brozenick; and a great-granddaughter, Lauren Spada.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in James A. Rabe Funeral Home Inc., 701 Thompson Avenue, Donora, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 12, with the Rev. Alan Morris officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Maple Creek Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Fallen Soldiers. Family and friends may view the obituary and offer condolences at www.rabefuneralhome.com.