New Middletown – Funeral services will be on Monday November 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown for Dave W. Coss 73 who passed away Thursday morning at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman.
Dave was born July 16, 1946 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of William S. “Buck” and Katherine “Kay” Smalleck Coss.
He was a life long area resident and retired from Aven Fire Systems L.U. 669 Sprinkler Fitters. After graduating from Lowellville high school in 1964, he joined the U.S. Navy. He served in Vietnam from 1965-1968. He was also the current Commander of Triangle Post #2799 in New Springfield. He was very proud to be the Commander, and enjoyed the opportunity to give back to fellow veterans and his community. Dave was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in New Middletown.
His biggest pride were his four grandchildren, and he loved attending their activities.
Dave married the love of his life Helen C. Ligeza on May 3, 1969. Dave was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, and friend. He made priceless memories with his children and his grandchildren.
Besides his wife he leaves one son David M. Coss of Canfield, and one daughter Michelle (Skip) Shumate of New Middletown; two sisters Debbie (David) Notareschi and Nadyne (Tom) Sweetko both of Las Vegas, NV and four grandchildren, David and Dustin Coss, and Jacob and Madison Shumate. He also leaves a sister-in-law Mary Jo Coss of Poland, OH.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Jim Coss.
Friends may call on Sunday November 3, 2019 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown.
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