It is with great sadness that the family of Patricia (Patsy) Coffin share the news of her passing on Monday, November 11th, 2019 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn Patsy are her parents (Stephen and Elsie Coffin), her brothers, Roy (Linda), Brent (Paula), and her sisters, Marie (Everett), Lucy (Perry), Daphne(Lloyd), Nancy(Jim), Carla(Chad), Cora(Ross), Mary(Boyd)and Dena(Karl). Patsy graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Arts (Education) in 1974 and a Master of Educationin1988.She often shared her love of reading with her nieces and nephews (Brenda, Daniel, David, Wendy, Aaron, Stephen, Rachel, Trina, Maryann, Brent, Patricia, Emma, Carla, Kendra, Grace, James, Thomas, Laura, Stephanie and William).She will be missed by her extended family, close friends, fellow teachers and staff of Fogo Island Central Academy. Patsy was especially proud of all her former pupils from Island Harbour Elementary School. A service will be held at Fogo Island Anglican Church of the Holy Spirit on Monday November 18 at 2 PM followed by internment at the Anglican Cemetery in Shoal Bay. If desired, donations in her memory can be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB). Condolences can be forwarded through Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander, Newfoundland.
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