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Michael Francis Cohill, Sr.

January 1, 1938 ~ December 1, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Michael Cohill, Sr. Obituary

Michael F Cohill Sr. was born in Philadelphia son of the late Joseph P. and Virigina Buck Cohill.

Michael held various jobs throughout his life, but primarily spent his career as a military man: Navy Active Duty (3yr), Retired Philadelphia Police Officer after 20 years of service. Command Master Sergeant US Army Reserve for 23 years.  He continued working until he was 79 years old. 

Michael was also very active in his community including Lifetime Member of Philadelphia FOP Lodge 5, VFW, Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, and The American Legion where he held various offices.

Michael also supported his community by becoming a volunteer fireman at the age of 68.  He also held a local city government position in Magnolia, Delaware as Councilman. 

Michael loved his family, riding motorcycles, Elvis Presley music and interacting in the community. 

He is the beloved father of Kathleen Rogus (John), Theresa Presner (James), James Cohill (Maureen), Susan Rubini, William Cohill (Anne), Christine Vecchione, Kimberly Makara (John), Catherine Fernandez (Mike) and the late Michael Cohill.  Dear brother Edward Cohill, Patricia Everts and the late Joseph Cohill.   Also greatly loved by 26 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren.  Wonderful Father, Brother and devoted Son.

Relatives, friends and all organization of which he was a member are invited to his visitation, on Thursday December 7, 2023, in St. Anne's Church, 2328 East Lehigh Ave.  beginning at 9 AM and followed by his Funeral Mass at 11 AM.   He will be laid to rest at Magnolia Cemetery (4500 Levick Street, Philadelphia PA) alongside his son and grandson.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 7, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
St. Anne Church (Philadelphia)

Funeral Mass
Thursday
December 7, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Anne Church
2328 E. Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Interment
Thursday
December 7, 2023

12:15 PM
Magnolia Cemetery
4500 Levick Street
Philadelphia, PA 19135

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