Passed peacefully away on October 25, 2021 Lillian Harriett Coffin at the Carmelite House, Grand Falls-Windsor. She was 82 years of age and retired from Central Health. Lillian was a member of the Bishop's Falls United Church. Predeceased by husband Arthur, parents Elijah and Rowena Gillard, sisters Marie Vincent, Lucy Sheppard and Mary Sheppard. Left to mourn are sons John (Susan), Roger (Lori); daughter Deborah (Ingo) Soltau. Also leaving to mourn special niece Bonnie Thorne, brother Calvin (Deanna) Gillard; grandchildren Lisa Coffin, Krista (Edwin) Northcott and Ashley (Robert) Mills; great grandchildren Bradly, Lucus and Blake; along with other relatives and friends. Lillian loved her family and she loved life. She loved to have family and friends come for a visit or she herself would make regular visits to homes of friends over the years for a game of cards or a chat. She was a very social person who loved people and she will be missed by all who had the joy of knowing her. Family meant everything to her and she instilled this through her love, support and loyality.
Following COVID regulations (double vaccination required) visitation will be on Wednesday from 7 - 9 p.m. at Hoskins Funeral Home, Bishop's Falls.
The funeral service will be at Hoskins Funeral Home by invitation only followed by interment at The United Cemetery, Bishop's Falls on Thursday. Pallbearers are John Coffin, Edwin Northcott, Robert Mills, Ingo Soltau, Lisa Coffin, Ashley Mills and honorary pallbearer Roger Coffin.
The family wish to thank all the wonderful staff at the Carmelite House, your professionalism and compassion made Lillian's final years, months and days as comfortable as possible.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Lillian
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hoskins Funeral Homes-Bishop's Falls