Rachel J. Skoda

February 27, 1946 - July 12, 2019
Rachel J. Skoda

Rachel J. Skoda, 73, of Bridgeport, OH died Friday, July 12, 2019 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. She was born February 27, 1946 in Clarksburg, WV a daughter of the late Lloyd and Emma Green Cogar.

Rachel was a retired waitress at Gumby’s and a Christian by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Houghton; a brother, Lee Cogar.

Surviving are her husband of 35 years Joseph Skoda of Bridgeport; her children, Michael (Debbie) Houghton of Bradenton, FL, Bruce Houghton of Bridgeport and Staci Holcomb of Barnesville, OH; two brothers, Leon Cogar of Kentucky and Arne Cogar of New Hampshire; two sisters, Leona Gayon of New Hampshire and Alice Picetti of Bridgeport; several grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

As per her wishes, there will be no visitation or services.

Arrangements by Care Funeral & Cremation Specialist 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to Belmont County Animal Shelter by going to “TMCFunding.com”

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  • July 13, 2019
    John and Charlotte Slavik says:
    Dear Joe, Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. Was so hoping we would get to meet your wife. She’s in heaven now and God bless her. We’re here if you need us,

  • July 15, 2019
    Ed Gorby lit a candle:
    Lit since July 15, 2019 at 7:11:31 AM