William Coutts
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William "Bill" Coutts, 64, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Bill was born April 28, 1947, in Cambridge, to William and Alice Coutts. He grew up in Lynn and lived in Weymouth for 37 years. Bill graduated from St. Marys High School in Lynn, Class of 1965. He attended St. Anselm College and graduated from Framingham State College 1972. He served in the Army Reserves from 1966-1972. He held many jobs in his lifetime, most recently as a Teamster in Local 259 at the Boston Globe, part owner of GolfBoston.com, manager of News Distributor in Allston, part owner of Dedham Mailing Company in Hyde Park and as a teacher in Weymouth Public Schools. He was an avid golfer and sports fan. Upon retirement, he became a member and vice president of Sharon Country Club, where he scored his first and only hole-in-one. Bill also set many club records including most rounds played in a single season, 210. Bill was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend to many. Bill always loved a good joke, especially if he was telling it. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him but he will continue to live on in our hearts and memories. He is survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Jean (Murray) Coutts of Weymouth; son and daughter-in-law, Corby and Ericka Coutts of West Roxbury; daughter and son-in-law, Allison and Michael OConnor of Roslindale; son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Tracy Coutts of West Newton. Bill was also the proud Papa of Camryn and Riley Coutts and Katherine OConnor. Bill was the third oldest of four children. His sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Jack Kupelnick of Lynn, his sister Patricia Polsonetti of Ayer, and sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ellen and Rick Tobey of Lynn. Bill was also a loving uncle to 15 nieces and nephews. Funeral from the McDonald Funeral Home South Weymouth, at 809 Main St. (Rte. 18 opposite South Shore Hospital), Friday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass to follow in St. Francis Xavier Church, Weymouth, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. Private burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bill may be made to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua St., 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114. mcdonald-funeralhomes.com


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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Feb. 8, 2012.
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February 2, 2021
It is with a smile that I think of Billy.... definitely, one of the best. Our high school days were filled with love and laughter.
Pamela (Beatrice) Clenney
Classmate
February 15, 2012
I will always cherish the renewal of our friendship at our St. Mary's reunion. Billy will certainly be missed at our 50th. My sincerest sympathy to his family. I am sure that he will be greatly missed
Pamela Clenney
February 15, 2012
The class of 65 will never be the same. Bill was truly the highlight of our last class reunion. My deepest sympathy to the entire Coutts family.
Kathy Lovett-Buonopane
February 10, 2012
Bill was the kindest person that I have ever met-he never had a hidden agenda-he always had a warm smile and a funny story to tell- I know that he will be in charge of the big poker game in heaven-DD
Donald D'Isidoro
February 10, 2012
Bill will be greatly missed in our pulmonary rehab group at NESH. He loved to entertain us all with his Friday jokes and he had a gift of making people feel good!!! Our condolences to his family.
New England Sinai Outpatient pulmonary
February 9, 2012
My condolences to the Coutts family. I remember "Mr. Coutts" as my math teacher at Central Junior High School in Weymouth. He was the only teacher in my experience who made math fun. He was always full of enthusiasm and high energy, and he was very kind and warm! I am a teacher now, partly because of teachers like him. I'm sorry he was taken from you so soon! God bless.

Karyn Donahue
Karyn Donahue
February 8, 2012
Jean and family, How saddened I was to hear of Billy's passing. I have many happy memories of our days on Chisholm Rd and our wonderful neighbors. Your memories will sustain you. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Jean D'Amore Naples, Florida
February 8, 2012
I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Bill, just a Great guy !! my sincere condolences to the entire Coutts Family at this very difficult time. Sincerely, Mike Molisse
MIKE MOLISSE
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