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Frances May Coffin


Port Aux Basques, NL
May 3, 1932 - October 11, 2009

It is with sadness that the family of the late Frances Coffin announce her passing on Sunday, October 11th, 2009 at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre in Port Aux Basques at the age of 78 years. Born at Cape Ray, Frances was the daughter of the late Mildred and Emmanuel Pearce. She was predeceased by her husband James (1987); brothers: Nelson and Joseph Pearce; sisters: Bridget, Catherine and Theresa; brothers-in-law: Roy, Roland, Ross, Fred, Eric, Pierce, Clifford and Silas; sisters-in-law: Kitty, Vernice and Dulcie. Leaving to mourn son Robert (Lorna) Coffin, Port Aux Basques; daughters: Sharon (David) Carroll, Pasadena, and Shelley Coffin, Port Aux Basques; grandsons: Robert, James and Jeffrey Coffin; grand-daughter Jennifer Carroll; sisters: Elsie (Rodney) Parsons, Phyllis Piercey and Caroline Pike; brothers: Lew Pearce, Frank (Doreen) Pearce; sisters-in-law: Florence Osmond, Edith Coffin, Dorothy Coffin and Laura Pearce; brothers-in-law: Maxwell Currie and Charlie Witherall, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends visited Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service took place on Wednesday, October 14th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Mary Ann Boote. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted.
Service Date
Wednesday, October 14, 2009