Sally Coolbroth


Sally Coolbroth, formerly of Scarborough, Maine, and Hooksett, N.H., passed away on Feb. 10, 2013, after a period of declining health. Born in Portland, Maine, on Dec. 21, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Alice Place. She was predeceased by her husband, Dana L. Coolbroth, Jr., who died in 1981.

Sally grew up in Portland and South Portland and was a graduate of South Portland High School. She was a legal secretary and receptionist at Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson and later, following the family's relocation to New Hampshire, at Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green in Manchester and Portsmouth, N.H.

Following her retirement, she relocated to Scarborough, where she enjoyed immensely her music and her time with family, neighbors and friends.

She was predeceased by her sister, Katherine Hornsby.

She is survived by her four children, Larry Coolbroth and his wife, Rebecca of Leesburg, Fla., Frederick Coolbroth and his wife, Jeaneen of Meredith, N.H., Donna Dyson and her husband, Kevin of Manassas, Va., and Lisa Westbay and her companion Rip Holden of Manchester, N.H., as well as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her brother, Douglas Place of Fairfield, Ohio, and her sister, Marlene Bornheimer and her husband, Kenneth of Scarborough.


SERVICES: A period of visitation for Sally will be held this Friday, Feb. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St., Portland, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. Burial will be held in the spring of 2013.

For those that desire, the Coolbroth family suggests memorials be made to your local chapter of the at Care for Sally and her family has been entrusted to the Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home of Portland.

Funeral Home

Jones-Rich-Hutchins Funeral Home
199 Woodford Street Portland, ME 04103
(207) 775-3763

Published in Union Leader on Feb. 14, 2013