Kayla Coogan
December 20, 1990 - April 27, 2013
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Kayla Anne “Willow” Coogan, 22, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 27, 2013 in Port Charlotte. Born December 20, 1990 in Boulder, Colorado to Nancy E. (nee – Toomey) and Robert T. Coogan, Sr., Kayla, a 2008 graduate of Port Charlotte High School, grew up and spent her formative years in Port…

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Bonnie left a message on May 2, 2013:
Kayla you were such a sweet beautiful young lady you lit up the whole office with your smile... You will be forever missed... Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and I can still hear you saying but Miss Bon you know I love you and I'll see you next week.. I love and miss you so much...
Meredith St. Lawrence left a message on May 1, 2013:
im sorry for your loss, Kayla was a warm, sweet, and amazing individual. I will miss her greatly.
Brandy Trower left a message on May 2, 2013:
You will always be loved and remembered, Willow. Say hi to Sammy for me.
Cam Meader left a message on May 2, 2013:
I only knew her several months, but she was the first friend I made moving down here. She was constantly building a network of friends, the epitome of outgoing and amiable. She shared her family and her friends with me, and we both shared an incredible bond - an imprint of her that will never leave me. We've had a tragic loss. But together, we'll overcome it.
Leanna Walsh left a message on May 2, 2013:
To Willow, I'm sorry we didn't always get along, I'm sorry we were never as close as we could have been. I hope the light of God is basking over you eternally. Rest peacefully. Leanna
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
leila bobier left a message on May 2, 2013:
i love you kayla and will miss you. my god bless you and keep you in his care. my heart goes out to the family with love and prayers. aunt lee
ken tramantozzi left a message on May 2, 2013:
I remember clearly the night in my car on long island Bob told me that Nancy was pregnant with Kayla......it is difficult to believe that she has left us at such an early age......may she rest in peace and God`s blessings and comfort to her friends and family...........your friend ken
Bobby Coogan left a message on May 2, 2013:
Kayla i love you and miss you so much.
Cheryl Callan (Formerly Eilers) left a message on May 2, 2013:
You have never been far from my thoughts, even though our families went different ways. You were taken too young and you will be missed. My thoughts and prayers to Bob and Nancy and the rest of the family. All my love and God Bless.
Donna Kallnischkies left a message on May 2, 2013:
Kayla lived life everyday with excitement & danced to her own beat. I admired that in her. She will be missed by many. My thoughts are with you Bob and your family. As I can't imagine what you are going through. Kayla was a good kid. I was once told " when we get to Heaven, God will answer every question we have with an exclamation mark. " Know and trust that.
veronica left a message on May 2, 2013:
Thoughts and Prayers are with you all. Love Veronica, John and Kristina Sablich
Rene Barrett left a message on May 2, 2013:
A quote from Iris Bolton, who lost her child, as follows. "I can grow with this event and survive or I can down down with it and destroy my life. ...I have chosen to get beyond the pain by going through it and somehow making meaning out of its meaninglessness. May the radiance and beauty of Willow's life never be defined by her death.
Peg Pywar left a message on May 2, 2013:
My mother always recited a poem that started: "Where did you come from, Baby Dear?" "Out of the Nowhere into the Here"... You were here for such a short time yet you were loved dearly and will be missed by your family and friends
Angeline Anderson left a message on May 2, 2013:
Dearest Willow, I still remember when and where we first met, all the good times we have shared, all the concerts we rocked out at and the famous musicians we met, and all the inside jokes we made. I remember being in the halls of Port Charlotte High, laughing and singing while we slowly walked to class. You were such a compassionate, intellectual, emotional, funny, and charismatic friend and I love you so much for it. I'm sorry you went so soon. Take care, Gorgeous, love you. Someday we will meet again. My condolences go out to the Coogan family. My prayers are with all of you. Be strong.
Brooke Sours left a message on May 2, 2013:
Kayla was such a sweet girl with an amazing outgoing personality. When she was around, we would always be smiling, because of the way she lit up a room. There are many people that will miss Kayla, and I am one of them. I'm so sorry for your loss. There are no words to describe someone passing away at such a young age. My prayers go out to you Kayla, and my prayers go out to the friends and family you left behind.
heather fletcher left a message on May 2, 2013:
my deepest condolences to uncle bob and nancy. kayla was such a sweet girl. kayla, you will be loved and greatly missed.
Alexis left a message on July 16, 2014:
No ones posted anything for over a year. But I really really miss you. I think about you all the time I have your letter and your picture hanging on my wall in my room. I wonder what you'd think of me. Or how you would react of all the things I wanna tell you. I can guess your reaction. I don't know if you'd be upset with me or happy and excited. So I'm just gonna settle for both. I miss you big sis. I know you believed in the other side so I know you're watching over me. I love you. ❤❤
Crystal left a message on May 2, 2013:
I didn't know willow outside of FB..but the times we did talk through FB..was always fun and funny. I am sad about this news because the times we did talk I enjoyed our conversations. May you rest in peace.
Ed and Lynn Del Negro left a message on May 3, 2013:
Ed and I were deeply saddened by the news of Kayla's passing. We know that no words can ease the pain you feel at this moment, but please know how much we care for you.. We are keeping you in our prayers and thoughts and hope that our prayers will help alleviate the pain you feel inside. Please don’t hesitate to call me if you need someone to talk to.
elsa tramantozzi left a message on May 3, 2013:
Dear Bob and Nancy, I am holding Willow deep in my heart and pray for a peaceful transition of her beautiful soul. My you and your family be comforted in this time of deep grief and loss. Much Love, Elsa Tramantozzi.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Emily left a message on May 3, 2013:
Dear Willow, I have many memories of high school but they are fuzzy cause it's been years...I remember hanging out with you in the hallways during class though but what sticks out in my mind is hanging out with you at Books A Million w/Nikki(Strawberry) and talking and talking :) I miss you girlie <3<3<3 Lots of love<3<3<3
Denise Fiorentino Santa Maria left a message on May 3, 2013:
Deepest Sympathy to the Coogan Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you
Jason Stone left a message on May 3, 2013:
There are so many memories that we have shared together in good times and bad. You open the door to your heart to me and introduced me to so many new friends most importantly, Chelsea Myers. You two always made me smile. Today my heart cries to know you have passed on. If only I could of told you I loved for the very last time and hold you in my arms. God bless baby girl and just know you are a big part of my life. I love you!! Jason Stone If Tears Could... If tears could build a stairway And memories were a lane, I would walk right up to heaven To bring you home again. No farewell words were spoken. No time to say good-bye. You were gone before we knew it, And only God knows why. My heart still aches in sadness And secret tears still flow. What it meant to lose you, No one will ever know.
Jessica Jankowski left a message on May 3, 2013:
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Cathryne Raffaele left a message on May 4, 2013:
I'm so sorry this happened to you. You were so nice to me when we did talk. I wish we talked more. Rest In Peace Willow
John Bagensie left a message on May 4, 2013:
My Willow, my baby, my love. I will never forget you, you who made such an impact on my life, and my heart. I will always love you. Please, be at peace now. -John
Carol Wall Verneuille left a message on May 8, 2013:
I am so sorry for the loss of this young woman. I met her briefly at a concert I went to with her Mom. I could see the love they had for each other. God bless her and her family & carry them.
Denise M.Ward left a message on May 22, 2013:
Bob, I am so sorry I didn't see this until now.I feel terrible for you and your family.OMG so very young,so pretty,and so suddenly.I know you are still in shock.I was for awhile when my husband died.It is so hard to try to adjust to that person you love so much being gone.Even when you know through illness they will pass you still can't make yourself believe it has really happened.Maybe it is our minds trying to protect us.Live on those lovely memories that you have of her and the love you shared for being in each others life.Cherish her memory and know she is watching over you.God Bless you and if you believe you will see her again in the future. My deepest sympathies.
Alexis left a message on May 25, 2013:
I miss you Willow. You were like my big sister and you were always there for me. I love you soo much and I miss you like crazy. I know for a fact that I'll never forget playing Phase 10 with you Justyn and Austin. And christmas and thanksgiving.. I miss those times. Thanks for being there for me and pushing me thru hard times. I love you. You were an awesome big sister hun (: <3
Nav Sikand left a message on December 30, 2013:
I am so sorry for your dreadful loss. Your in my prayers
Ellen Bergakker left a message on June 7, 2014:
So sorry for your loss. Losing a child is inhuman as any parent will tell you. May God's love and The Holy Spirit give you the strength to grieve and move forward in healing and acceptance.
Roberson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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