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Paul Coan

July 27, 1927 ~ June 4, 2022 (age 94)

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Paul G. Coan, 94, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 4th, 2022. Paul was born in Mt. Vernon on July 27, 1927 the son of Leo Francis and Elvora (Mayville) Coan.

Paul was an Army veteran, serving in both the WW2 and Korea wars. Paul later went to work for the City of Crown Point at their Water Treatment plant and later maintenance for the City Nursing home. His biggest hobby was scrapping. He loved to take things apart and fix what he could or separate everything to maximize his profit.

He is survived by his daughters, Trish Wheeler and Paula Roddatz; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Steven Coan, and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Felisa Coan; brothers, Phillip and Tom Coan; sisters, Nellie McBride, Dorothy Mae Sachs, and Joyce Blair.

A graveside service will be held at a later date, the date and time will be published at that time. Denning Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon is overseeing the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at   

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