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William C. Coffin

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William C. Coffin

AGE: 81 • Point Pleasant

William C.Coffin, Sr., of Fort Pierce, FL, and Point Pleasant, NJ, passed away on Thursday, November 2nd in Florida.

Born in East Orange, NJ, he lived in Point Pleasant most of his life. Bill was a member of Rotary International, and a Paul Harris Fellow. Bill was a member of the Masons-Durand Lodge. He was a graduate of Point Pleasant Beach HS and Bryant College. His career in banking spanned several decades. Bill was a member of the Point Pleasant Beach and the St.Lucie County Historical Societies.

Bill was predeceased by his wife Phebe, and his parents, John and Margaret Coffin. Bill is survived by his 5 children: John and Nancy Coffin of Aberdeen, Bill and Elizabeth Coffin of Basking Ridge, David and Laura Coffin of Bricktown, Holly and Jim Harris of Point Pleasant Beach, and Heidi Brower of Bayville. Bill is also survived by his dear friend and partner, Marje Ritter of Point Pleasant, his brother Phil of Las Vegas, NV; 8 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Bill was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing many rounds with his sons and grandsons-especially for the Coffin Cup. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

One of the things we miss will be his granddaddy jokes.

Viewing hours will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Van Hise & Callagan Funeral Home, 812 Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10 AM at St. Paul's Methodist Church, 423 W. Lake Ave., Bay Head, NJ. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle, NJ.

Donations may be made in his memory to St. Gregory's Pantry in Point Pleasant Beach, and the Super Heroes of Hope Foundation, PO Box 7; Wickatunck, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press from Nov. 8 to Nov. 14, 2017
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