Barbara H. Coffey
Barbara H. Coffey
  • October 14, 1941 - September 28, 2015
  • Nashua, New Hampshire

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Barbara H. Coffey, 73, of Nashua, passed away on September 28, 2015 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. Barbara was born in Providence, RI on October 14, 1941, the daughter of the late Douglas G. and Marion (Dyson) Holmes.

Barbara had many passions in her life, such as reading, genealogy research, and travel. She loved Facebook, and communicated with friends and family daily. Barbara also loved playing the slots; Vegas, Aruba, Meadowbrook. Most recently she had a wonderful trip with her husband for their 54th wedding Anniversary; she wanted to go to Foxwoods, and they both came back winners. After graduating from South Portland High School in Maine, she earned an associate's degree in retail from Westbrook Junior College, later attending Rivier College where she was working towards her bachelors in psychology.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 54 years, John E. Coffey, two sons; Thomas Coffey and his wife Karen of Merrimack, NH and Allan Coffey of Wilton, NH, and one daughter; Debra Coffey, and six grand-children; John Francis, Jeff Francis, Joshua, Jennifer, Joanne, and Emily Coffey. She is also survived by her brother, Allen Holmes and his wife Michelle of Sanford, FL and Merrily Murphy, her sister, of Auburn, MA. She was predeceased by her brother Douglas Holmes.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, October 1st, from 7:00PM-9:00PM at the St. Laurent Funeral Home, 116 Elm Street, Nashua. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 11:00AM at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford, NH.