Coe, Mrs. Gloria C., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister passed away Thursday, December 31, 2009 at her home. Age 83 years. The daughter of the late Joseph and Olga (Jezak) Wozniak, Gloria was born December 15, 1926 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Joseph F. Grzesiak on April 3, 1948. He predeceased her June 16, 1976. She then married Daniel H. Coe on September 30, 1977. He predeceased her June 29, 2009. Gloria was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. She was employed at Sears for many years and later at the Saginaw News. Gloria enjoyed roller skating for many years, shopping and crocheting. Most of all, Gloria loved spending time with her family.  Surviving are one daughter, three sons and their spouses, Kathleen and Rick Dupuis, Carrollton; John Grzesiak, Saginaw; Randy and Marianne Grzesiak, Freeland; Kenneth and Jan Grzesiak, Saginaw; three step-children, Gregory Coe, Washington, D.C.; Angie and Rob Stegman, Shields; Jennifer L. Coe and her fiancé Chris Reeder, Saginaw; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn and Frank Portner, Carrollton; Susie and Jerry Horn, Freeland; several nieces and nephews; many special people including her skating friends; also surviving is her dear canine companion, Pepper. Gloria was preceded in death by an infant sister, Rita, and by another sister, Patricia Wozniak.  Funeral Liturgy will take place 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate with entombment in Mt. Olivet Mausoleum. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or the Eastside Soup Kitchen.