Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free.
  • 53 years old
  • Born on February 22, 1963 .
  • Passed away on April 15, 2016 .
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Patti Coggin 53 years old , born on February 22, 1963 and passed away on April 15, 2016. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Cindy Vail on 22nd February 2019
Thinking about my beautiful friend, Patti today. Sending you love and peace.
Posted by Bobbie Wasserman on 28th April 2016
Patti, I'm so sad to hear of your passing. Even after all these years I still picture you sitting on the wood bench outside of Miss DeMarlo's 5th grade classroom. When we spoke last you were so hopeful and that life had turned a corner. It's like time had not passed and we laughed like those two grade school girls. May you rest in peace and may your family take comfort that you experienced a life well lived.
Posted by Joe Vargas on 23rd April 2016
Patty you came into my life as a new employee and quickly became a good ad life long friend. I love talking to u about our grand kids and laughing with you about daily life. Love you Patti and will miss you. I know you are with the Lord watching over us.
Posted by Steve & Sandy Wong on 21st April 2016
David and Family, Our hearts go out to you with our deepest condolences. So very sad to hear of Patti's passing Wishing you peace and light.
Posted by Sarah Adel on 20th April 2016
Patti Jo, thank you for forgiving me, for finding it in you so we could both have peace in our hearts. thank you for always being loving, strong and brave. Thank you for teaching me the power of forgiveness and finding it in your heart to do so with me. Please lay peacefully with the Angels and our father. Please walk with us, all who's lives you touched. God bless your soul.
Posted by Marc Acosta on 20th April 2016
Hey Mom, I know we didn't have a lot of memories but the times we did have were time well spent. Sitting on chairs in front of your garage was a pivotal moment for me. I always see the best parts of your soul shine through David and Britni. Your daughter has changed my life for the better and her own as well and I know that one day her and I will make you proud of our accomplishments! P.S. I'm sorry I was being loud the other day. I promise my best to keep the noise level to a minimum! :) -- love you Moms, May your soul be free and your pain no more.
Posted by Joni Engel on 19th April 2016
Patti my friend, we never met in person, but you made me feel like you knew me forever. The love you shared from your heart was so real, I only hope I can be half the person you were to me. I will miss you forever. Until we meet Love You, Joni
Posted by Linda DiBocce on 19th April 2016
Patti, You were such a light and an inspiration for so many people. You were one of the strongest people I have ever known. As I grieve for your passing, I am comforted that you are no longer in pain and stress and I picture you in a garden at peace surrounded by your beloved hummingbirds My sister from another mister rest in peace.
Posted by Danielle Lusk on 18th April 2016
From the first time I met you I was hooked! You got me when no one else did!! Your advise of love life and our strange rare medical conditions was endless and powerful. You always said you can call me Momma P but you are so much more than that. God gave me one pretty awesome mom but he gave me so much more when I got you! My Bonus Mom. My sissy my best friend! You inspire me to be a better person today than I was yesterday you taught me passion compassion and that you should never judge a book by its cover. The cover could be pretty but the content could be shit. When ever I was having a bad day didn't feel good or just felt like hiding from the world the response was always the same SHOW ME YOUR PJ!!!!! Never give up don't foe get you are a SURVIVOR! Every day your sprit will be with me You are my warrior my saving grace my strength and my survivor. Thank you Patti for always loving me for me! You are someone that I will never forget and will hold close to my heart forever. David and Britni thank you for spending the most amazing unforgettable birthday with me you will never know how special you are to me this Sea Chicken fan loves you always <3 you are finally free!
Posted by Julie Marcello on 17th April 2016
Patti I am so sorry that you were in so much pain over this past year. I have enjoyed our friendship from the first time I met you! Our love of Hummingbirds was the first thing you noticed on my foot. Thank you for being there for me during my worst time last year and always checking in on me even when you were feeling so bad❤️ RIP my sweet friend I will treasure all our chats we had, good and bad, love you!
Posted by Anne LaBrie on 17th April 2016
There are very few people I know of who have worked as hard as Patti on her own personal healing. Her courage and determination to honor her truth and to advocate for herself and her family is an inspiration to me and to the many people she helped along the way!
Posted by Chris Jackson on 17th April 2016
Dearest Patti, you will always be one of the strongest people I've ever met. The struggle was real but you were determined not to give up. You were a ray of sunshine in many people's lives. Your spirit will always be felt and don't forget to send a humming bird around to let us know your near. Thank you for being apart of my life.
Posted by Robbin Gardner on 16th April 2016
Your strength encouraged me. I hope to be strong like you in my endeavor with my illness like you taught me. I know Jesus will wipe all of your tears away, no more pain and wondering. You're with Jesus now Sweet Baby Girl!! <3
Posted by Jacqueline Mortensen on 16th April 2016
Our hearts and prayers are with the Coggin family in the loss of a dynamic woman, Patti! May you rest in peace free of pain and anguish. Jackie and Scott
Posted by Lynn Terezas on 16th April 2016
I was shocked to hear about Patti today. I am so sorry David, I can't begin to know your pain and loss. She had a huge energy and she will be missed, I pray she at peace and finally pain free.I pray God gives you and your family the strength get through this difficult
Posted by Tami Dickerson on 16th April 2016
You have been there for me so much these past years. I don't know how I'm going to get through life without you. Monday we said we loved each other and I know your finally at peace. You truly changed others lives for the better, sharing all your knowledge. We've been friends since 7th grade and have stayed connected so long! Sisters forever! See you on the other side! May you rest in peace my dear friend.
Posted by Ashley Hogeman on 16th April 2016
Thank you patti for always being there for me. We talked almost everyday and I will miss our conversations. You'll forever be in my heart❤️ I pray you are free of pain and finally resting in peace. Love you
Posted by Brittany Coggin on 16th April 2016
Patti. I don't know where to start. Since the moment we met I felt like I could tell you anything. You listened, didn't judge and always knew the right thing to say. We've been through a lot together and no matter what we always found our way back to each other. The last time I saw you was your birthday and you were glowing. The most beautiful woman and so full of love and light. I will never forget that night and our last hug and kiss. Knowing I won't see you again breaks my heart but I know that your at peace now and no longer in pain and that makes my heart at ease. Being lucky enough to know you, let alone be apart of your family has been one of the greatest gifts I will ever have and I will love u forever. You will be truly missed mama and never forgotten. I love you!!!!!!$
Posted by Star Settles on 16th April 2016
Patti you will be missed , since becoming your FB friend three years ago , I have enjoyed our communication. You were such an inspiration to me and definitely an encouragement in my more challenging times. Even in your illness you continued in your faith and helped others draw strength from you . It's now your time to rest , yes ! Rest in Jesus ! To God be the Glory! In Him ............ Star Settles, Augusta , Georgia
Posted by Michelle Knox on 16th April 2016
I still can't believe this is real... My heart hurts knowing we won't see your smile or get to hug you again. I know you are finally free of the pain and you don't have to fight anymore. I'm going to miss everything.. The long talks, the amazing advice, our beach trips, the tears and the smiles. Cameron is doing better than I am .. He hurts too but he keeps reminding me you aren't hurting anymore. Thank you Patti for always being there for us.. For all the little things and the big. You are an amazing person and there is not enough words to tell you how grateful I am to have had you in my life. We love you to the moon and back!!!
Posted by Suzy Korhummel on 16th April 2016
Patti.....I am saddened to my core. You were one of the strongest, fiestiest women I ever had the privileged of knowing. I am so happy that you are out of pain and heattache but that means I am also heartbroken I don't get to talk to you and laugh with you. I pray for your family in this most difficult time. I love u and every time I see hummingbirds I will believe u came to visit me. I'm at a loss. God bless
Posted by Susan Strong on 16th April 2016
Dear Cousin Patti Jo, you will always be that beautiful teenager that use to come visit NC. I remember you swinging me around by my arms in Uncle Wayne's front yard. I will remember you happy and heathy and not suffering. Uplifting the kids and David in prayer. Fly like a hummingbird
Posted by Chris Hannah on 16th April 2016
Patti Jo ... Oh how this breaks my heart. You will always be a true treasure to me and I appreciate all of your love and support. Sleep well my friend and roam free.
Posted by Donna Smith on 16th April 2016
Patti was so kind and trusting. I ached for her sadness and poor health. I have many memories and conversations to remember to keep her alive in my mind for a long time to come. Patti's goodness will be expressed by her friends and family who care and how they will live their lives. A legacy of doing for others certainly will be a testimony to Patti Jo.
Posted by Cindy Vail on 16th April 2016
Dear Patti Jo~ I will always remember your beautiful smile, your laugh and all the goofy fun times we had in high school. Thank you for being a part of my life. Thank you for your encouraging words. May you rest in peace.
Posted by Raschell Jachetta on 16th April 2016
I will never forget the first day we met! My life has never been the same since. You were such a strong women! I loved all of our gossip talks and all the advice you gave me! You were such an amazing women and now heaven will treat you so well! You don't have to suffer anymore. Alden didn't get to meet his Mema and that makes me so sad but we will always talk about you and I will share with him his whole life your famous cobbler! I love you dearly and happy you are finally at peace!
Posted by Schmia Nolan on 16th April 2016
Patti I am in complete shock to hear of your passing. I was really hoping this last round of tests was going to give you and your beloved family and friends some answers and you would be well on your way to recovery. Now I just pray that with the pain gone you can rest and watch us all from above. I met you in 5th grade in Miss DeMarlo's class! I will never forget your smile and sweet personality. Love you my friend.

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