Dorothy J. Coddington

  • Born: July 24, 1926
  • Died: September 16, 2020
  • Location: Greesburg, Pennsylvania

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dorothy J. Coddington, 94 of Greensburg passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  Dorothy was born July 24, 1926 in East Huntingdon Twp, a daughter of the late Paul and Leota Dibler McCloy.  She was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Mt. Pleasant and a 1944 graduate of East Huntingdon High School.  She was active in the church, belonging to the women's group (LCW), the choir and Sunday School Teacher.  Dorothy was formerly the post mistress for the Ruffsdale Post Office. She was also a member of the Ridgerunners Camping Club and volunteered delivering meals on wheels. Surviving are her daughters, Sharon Wilkins (David) of Jeannette and Joyce Ferrarini of Greensburg; grandchildren, David Vinkler (Sharon) of Greensburg, Stacey Marto of Ruffsdale, Terri Ackerman (Mark Adolfson), John Ackerman (Pam), Cindy Marshall ( Mark), Jennifer, Justin and Jay; great grandchildren, Ashley, Tyler, Savannah,  Addison, Nathaniel, Ciara, Christopher, Nicholas, Billy Dull, Andrew Dull, Ana Ackerman, Emma Ackerman, Jonathan Ackerman, Isabel Adolfson, and Sophia Adolfson.; also two great great grandchildren.  In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Coddington, a daughter, Marla Vinkler; a granddaughter, Lisa Wilkins; a sister, Grace Marshall and a brother, James McCloy and infant sister Hazel McCloy.  Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm Friday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant.  Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at 10am Saturday at the Green Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery 2901 Memorial Blvd. Connellsville, PA 15425. (Everyone please meet at the cemetery).  Please visit Dorothy's online memorial at to sign the condolence guestbook.  Richard Rega, funeral director.  (In compliance with the CDC Covid-19 guidelines, only 25 people will be permitted in the funeral home during the visitation at one time, when arriving at the funeral home you may be required to wait until permitted to enter.  Social  distancing and masks are required for the visitation and service.)


Condolence & Memory Journal

I am sending my prayers and condolences to the family I met Dorothy several years back as a friend of Joyce, She was an inspiration to me and a child of God . I will miss her and god speed to her family. Luv Ya MOM

Posted by Donna Kendall - Streetsboro, OH - Family Friend   September 21, 2020

so sorry to hear of her passing you are all in my prayers.aunt dorothy you will be miss fly high rip godspeed love you kim

Posted by kimberly Molitor - front royal, VA - Family   September 20, 2020

So sorry to hear about your mother she was the best Sunday school teacher I ever had

Posted by Kenny Bair - Jeannette, PA - Friend   September 19, 2020

I am so very sorry for your loss. Dorothy was such a kind, sweet person, I always enjoyed talking to her! I will keep you all in my prayers

Posted by Caroline Hartos - Irwin, PA - Friend   September 18, 2020

Prayers of peace and comfort for all. So many memories I was friends with Terry. Spent many times with the family back in the late 70's early 80's. My maiden name was Campbell.

Posted by Linda Penska - Wyano, PA - Acquaintance   September 18, 2020

aunt Dorothy will always have a place in my heart
she loved her crafts
but most of all her family
they god has a purpose for all of us
well she defintley filled hers
Isaiah 40;31 says run and not be weary
that will be aunt Dorothy.
uncle bob and marla welcomed her to heaven with open arms
they are all sitting at the big table
love jess

Posted by jessica marie brown - Family   September 18, 2020

aunt Dorothy was a special lady.
loved crafts and most defintley family.
she had a lot of wisdom and love .
god had a purpose for and she filled it in every way
her daughter and husband welcomed her to heaven with open arms
I will always love and miss you a ton
love jess

Posted by jessica marie brown - Family   September 18, 2020

We are sorry to hear about Dorothy's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Greg and Julie Mellon - Friend   September 18, 2020

GOD Bless you Mrs. C, we will always have fond memories of you. You will always be sadly missed but fondly remembered by us all.

Posted by Rosie & Joey - Family   September 17, 2020

Our deepest sympathies.
Brenda, Steve and family

Posted by - Friend   September 17, 2020

So sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. I used to bowl with Bob and Dorothy as well as Joyce years ago. Such nice people Bob and Dorothy were. My deepest sympathy to Joyce and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Marsha (DiCriscio) Minteer

Posted by Marsha Minteer - Friend   September 17, 2020

Our deepest sympathies ❤

Posted by Mark & Deneen Vinkler - Irwin, PA - Family Friend   September 16, 2020