Raelene (Benjamin) McCoy

May 18, 1946 ~ December 2, 2021 (age 75)


Elida, Ohio


Raelene McCoy, 75, died Thursday, December 2, 2021 at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.  She was born May 18, 1946, in Lima to Albert W. and Martha (Crisp) Benjamin who preceded her in death.


On September 30, 1977, Raelene married John F. McCoy and he preceded her in death on August 10, 2020.


Raelene is survived by three sons: Gregory (Melissa) Prater, Bryan (Mary) McCoy, and Jeffrey (Donna) McCoy; four daughters: Elizabeth (Dwayne) Bailey, Carolyn (Doug) Rudzinski, Donna (Jeffrey) McCoy, and Kimberly (Jerry) McCoy; one daughter-in-law Ina Prater, and two brothers: Lonny (Lisa) Benjamin and Ralph (Erica) Benjamin.  She is also survived by several grand-children and great grand-children. Raelene was preceded in death by her son, Jonathan Prater, along with two sisters and a brother.


Raelene attended Perry School and she was a homemaker.  As her children say, “she was the BEST” homemaker.  She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, baking and cooking, and “holiday” and “family” time.


Visitation and viewing will be Monday, December 6, 2021 at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  A private family burial will be held later following cremation...


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December 6, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Hartman Sons Funeral Home
10879 State Route 12 West
Columbus Grove, Ohio 45830

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