Diane Carol Coffman

June 25, 1949 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 71)


Diane Carol Coffman (nee: Draga), 71 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020, at her home following a lengthy illness.

She was a lifetime resident of Amherst, born June 25, 1949. 

Diane graduated from Ashland University with a Bachelor of Science in Education.  She was employed as an elementary teacher with the Amherst School System for thirty-five years.  Diane was an active lifetime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Amherst.  She always enjoyed baking, shopping, yoga and tending flowers and plants.  Diane cherished most of all the time she spent with her family and friends.  

Survivors include her daughters Kelly Coffman (Rex Reeser) and Karie Coffman both of Amherst; her siblings Chuck (Fran) Draga, Jerry Draga and Donna (Bob) Kemmerle all of Amherst.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Carol Draga (nee: Bechstein); sister in law Carol A. Draga; and former husband Bill Coffman.

Public visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2020, afternoon and evening by reservation at or by calling 440-988-4451, at Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, Ohio.  Limited public funeral for family and friends will be held Wednesday morning by reservation at  at St. Paul Lutheran Church; 115 Church Drive, Amherst.  Rebroadcasting of service will be available at  The Rev. Paul Werner, pastor will officiate.  

Memorial contributions may be made to OutRun Ovarian Cancer (OROC) ; 

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