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Obituary of Morley G. Coffin
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the peaceful passing of Morley Gordon Coffin at the Saint John Regional Hospital on September16, 2023, his birthday, at the age of 79. Morley was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, September 16, 1944.
He is predeceased by his mother (Wilma Lorraine Coffin) and father (Gordon Henry Coffin),and by his wife Fayant Coffin. He will be forever loved and missed by his brother H.Boyd Coffin (Geri Coffin), and his sister Laurie Lee Robson McFarlane ( John William McFarlane ) as well as his treasured niece Suzanne Stanton (Christopher) and nephews Harrison and Ty as well as many beloved cousins and many friends he had in St. Stephen. He graduated from Stanley High School and went on to graduate from Forest Ranger school in Fredericton, NB He enjoyed his summers at “the shore” on the Montague River, PEI, with his 17 cousins. There was never a dull moment at the cottages. Distance kept us apart but our love was always close in our hearts.
Morley travelled a lot through Europe. He treasured his friends and hiking groups in British Columbia. He lived and worked in northern Ontario and British Columbia. For many years Morley worked with the International Woodworkers of America. He loved his gardens, bee hives , and raspberry bushes. He loved nature and enjoyed his leisurely walks with friends,especially on “the Trail”.
He also enjoyed The St. Stephen Kiwanis club,The St.Croix Seniors Group and many community activities. He enjoyed dancing and his circle of friends. He also also served his community with Dial a Ride and delivering Meals on Wheels. He had a very kind heart and is fondly remembered by all who knew him. His health failed him recently in the last few years .
We want to thank the doctors and staff at the Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen, the doctors and staff on 4C north at the Saint John Regional Hospital and the Palliative Care unit’s doctors and staff where he spent his last days.
The family will receive friends and visitors from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, prior to the memorial service,Saturday. A memorial service in celebration of Morley’s life will be held on Saturday September 23 rd , 2023 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Mark Street St. Stephen, NB. A reception will immediately follow in the Funeral Home Reception Center.
For those unable to attend a livestream link has been made available directly below for the time of the service. Simply copy and paste the link below to your web browser and follow the registration protocol.
Morley will be laid to rest with his mother, father, and grandmother at the Sunny Bank Cemetery Fredericton NB at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Charlotte County Meals on Wheels, the St Stephen Kiwanis Club and the St. Stephen Lions & Lionettes Clubs would be appreciated by the family.
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