WARREN - N. Marcelline Coughenour, 86, of Warren, died Thursday evening, July 31, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
She was born Feb. 3, 1928, in Gallia County, the daughter of the late Norman Earl and Verba Halley Swindler.
Marcelline retired in 1983, from the Sprint / United Telephone Company in Warren, where she worked more than 25 years as an operator and supervisor. She had served in the 1970s as president of the local communication workers union at United Telephone and was a member of the Pioneer Club at the telephone company.
Marcelline had been a member of the Good Timers Club at the YWCA and was an avid Cleveland Indians and Browns fan. She enjoyed jigsaw and crossword puzzles, reading, baking and made the best cookies ever. She had volunteered for several years with the Salvation Army.
She is survived by one daughter, Linda Diane White of Warren; three granddaughters, Crystal D. (Ron) Stano of Warren, Deanna L. (Mike Stiles) White of Newton Falls and Stacey R. (Erik) Gustafson of Norwood, Mass.; four great-grandchildren, Phillip, Andrew, Serenity and Trenton; nephews and niece, Norman and Jim Swindler and Joellen Brown, all of Gallia County.
Two brothers, Harold and Frank Swindler; and two sisters, Maude Waugh and H. Adeline Swindler have all preceded her in death.
A private funeral service will be held Monday afternoon at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel in Warren, with Randi Pappa celebrating her life.
Entombment will be at a later date at Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel, 270 Franklin St. S.E., Warren, OH 44483, or to the Warren Family Mission, 361 Elm Road, Warren,OH 44483. Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel.com.