Obit: COFFIN, Lorraine [née BERRY]

Lorraine Coffin 1934-2011
Lorraine Coffin, age 77, of River Hebert, passed away peacefully at the
Gables Nursing Home, Amherst surrounded by her loving family on
Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Born in River Hebert, NS, she was a
daughter of the late Herbert and Dorothy (Arsenault) Berry. Lorraine
was a very kind and loving person who always put others needs and
desires before her own. She was a devoted wife, mother and friend to
all she knew. Even after suffering a stroke at the young age of 52, she
was very grateful to all who visited and offered her care. She will be
sadly missed by her family and friends and was much loved by all. In
addition to her mother Dorothy, she is dearly missed by her sons, Ronald
(Linda), Edmonton, AB, Eric (Val), Fruitvale, BC, Michael (Patricia),
Edmonton, AB, 1 daughter Catherine (Chris) White, Amherst, 5
grandchildren, Stephen (Gina), Brian (Jenny), Robyn (Dustin) Crocket,
Karlan and Katie, 6 great grandchildren, a brother Herbert (LuAnn),
Baronsfield, NS sisters, Eleanor Ryan, Montague, PEI, Lois McClary,
River Hebert, NS, Brenda (Bill) Forsyth, Baronsfield, NS. In addition
to her husband Ronald and father Herbert, she was predeceased by
brothers-in-law Arthur McClary and Glenn Ryan; sister-in-law Bernadette
Berry. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong~Jones Funeral
Home, 70 Church St, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where visiting hours will
take place on Monday from 6 to 9 pm. A Celebration of Lorraine's life
will take place at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 11
am. Following the service cremation will take place and a graveside
service will be held at the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert at a later
date. Those wishing to make a donation in Lorraine's memory may do so
to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice.
[Friday, 11-November-2011 Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, River Hebert, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-11-11]

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