Anthony Patrick Coggins Obituary (1971 - 2023)

Anthony Patrick Coggins Obituary (1971 – 2023)

The Grand Blanc community is in mourning following the loss of a beloved figure, Anthony Patrick Coggins, aged 51. Anthony’s journey came to an end on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at Ascension Genesys Hospital, leaving behind a legacy that touched the lives of many.

Funeral Mass to Honor Anthony

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated to honor Anthony Patrick Coggins on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. The Mass will take place at St. John Vianney, located at 2415 Bagley Street, Flint, with Father Thomas Firestone officiating. Following the Mass, a cremation ceremony will be held.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that contributions be made to St. John Vianney Parish in memory of Anthony’s life and his love for the community.

Visitation and Final Farewell

Those who wish to pay their respects and offer their condolences to the family are invited to the visitation scheduled on Friday, October 27, 2023, at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Anthony will then be at the church from 10 a.m. on Saturday, remaining there until the time of the Mass.

A Life Well-Lived

Anthony Patrick Coggins was born in Flint, Michigan, on December 5, 1971, to his loving parents, Dale and Janet (Easterbrook) Coggins. On June 21, 2003, he exchanged vows with Kristy Kozloff at St. John Vianney, marking the beginning of their journey together.

Anthony was a devoted family man who cherished his wife and children, Emma and Bradlee. He was also known for his passionate support of the University of Michigan, where he was a dedicated fan. His impact extended beyond the sports arena, as he was a beloved teacher at Holly High School, where he left an indelible mark on countless students.

Anthony was passionate about education, particularly in the field of history. He was not only an educator but also a DJ and a lover of music. His passion for teaching extended to his unique ability to make learning fun and engaging for his students. He had a special talent for presenting material in ways that deeply connected with those he taught.

In addition to his educational pursuits, Anthony was recognized as the “Voice of the Holly Bronchos” and was actively involved in public address work for the MHSAA and the University of Michigan.

A Beloved Presence in the Community

Anthony Patrick Coggins is survived by his loving wife, Kristy, and their two children, Emma and Bradlee. His parents, Dale and Janet, his sister, Lynnette, and mother and father-in-law, Jan and George Kozloff, also mourn his loss. He leaves behind sisters-in-law, Karyn Kozloff and Kat (Garrett) Mason, as well as nephews Wyatt and Emmett Mason.

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