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Rebecca Coats TCHORZ

May 18, 1973 — July 2, 2021

Rebecca Wilkins Coats TCHORZ, 48, of Wyoming, OH, formerly of Andover, NY, died Friday, July 2, 2021.

Born May 18, 1973, in Wellsville, NY, she was the daughter of Robert Michael and Mary J. Hawks Wilkins.  On February 15, 2021, she married Norman Tchorz, who survives.  A graduate of Andover High School, she earned an associates in nursing from Alfred State College and a BSN degree from Keuka College.  She was employed as a registered nurse by Ford Motor Company.  Rebecca loved photography, crocheting, baking, music, concerts, and interior design.

Surviving besides her husband, Norman, are:  her mother and step-father, Mary J. and Brian Ennis of Andover;  her father and step-mother, Robert M. and Julie Wilkins of The Villages, FL;  three sons, Dylan (Shannon) Coats of Los Angeles, CA, Daniel Coats and Derek Coats, both of Farmington, NY;  her former husband, Robert Coats of Farmington, NY;  a brother, Robert (Margaret) Wilkins of Wellsville, NY;  a sister, Rhonda (Kenneth) Golish of Wellsville, NY;  six nephews, Eric Wilkins, Joshua Wilkins, Bryan Wilkins, Cameron Allen, Aaron Golish, and Kyle Golish;  a niece, Cami Merkwa;  several grandnieces, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many cherished friends.  She was predeceased by her grandparents.

Friends may call Friday, July 9, 2021 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY, where Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM.  Rev. Christian Mattison will officiate.  Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Andover, NY.

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