Dorothy J. Coffin

Mrs. Dorothy J. Coffin, 80, of Merrimack passed away on Monday, September 14, 2015, at her home, with her loving daughters by her side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on November 22, 1934, in Bridgeport, CT, to the late Michael and Helen (Cikota) Labunski.

Dorothy was a secretary for Home Health & Hospice for over 34 years before retiring several years ago. She enjoyed summer vacations to Cape Cod, travels to Europe, New York Times crossword puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Donald F. Coffin, on August 8, 2011, her sister, Frances Landry and her brother-in-law Carl Landry.

Surviving members of her family include two daughters, Donna Ryan and her husband, Robert, of Amherst, and Deborah Smith of Manchester; two grandchildren, Ian and Adriana Smith; two step-grandchildren, Christine Ryan and Kim Trombley; three step-great-grandchildren, Trevor and Emily Gay and Haley Napolitano; several beloved nieces and nephews; and many friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at 9:30 AM. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery in Worcester, MA, at a later date.

For those who wish, memorial donations can be made in Dorothy’s memory to Home Health and Hospice Care in Merrimack, NH.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit rivet funeralhome.com.