Harold Ralph Coggeshall

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Harold Ralph Coggeshall, 92

WELLS - Harold Ralph Coggeshall, 92, of Wells, died Feb. 3, 2018, at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough.

Harold was born on Dec. 17, 1925, the son of Jennie Coggeshall Wentworth.

He proudly served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army, 10th Mountain Division, earning a Bronze Star and Oak Leaf Cluster.

In 1945, Harold came home to marry Mary Louise Brown. They celebrated 71 years together until her passing on May 8, 2017. In 1958, they purchased Coggeshall's Garage in Wells and operated it together, with Mary tending the books and Harold working on the automobiles.

Harold enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was passionate about his work and loved his family.

Harold was a member of the VFW in York, Ocean Lodge AF&AM, 320 Maine Consistory, Kora Shrine Temple and the York County Shrine Club.

Lovingly remembering Harold are his son, Michael S. Coggeshall and his wife, Mary, of Wells; his daughters, Pamela C. Bowen and her husband, Wayne, of Kennebunk; Linda C. Searles and her husband, Joe, of Wells; and Susan Coggeshall-Aikey and her husband, Bill, of East Bridgewater, Mass.; eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, from 5-7 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Rd., Wells, followed by a Masonic service at 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Ocean View Cemetery, with Rev. Charity Omartian and military honors. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Rd., Wells. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Harold's Book of Memories page at: www.bibberfuneral.com.

Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the
Maine Veterans' Home
290 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Harold's family is so appreciative of the wonderful care that they provided for him.

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Funeral Home
Bibber Memorial Chapel
111 Chapel Road
Wells, ME 04090
(207) 646-6133
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 5, 2018
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