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Frederick Roland Coffin
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1914
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 2004
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Metrowest Daily News
Frederick R. Coffin, 89, of Medfield
Thursday, April 1, 2004

MEDFIELD -- Frederick R. Coffin, 89, of Medfield, where he had lived since 1959, died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Milford-Whitinsville Regional Hospital.

He was the husband of Miriam H. (Bowman) Coffin.

Born in Winthrop, he was the son of the late Everett and Ella Coffin. Mr. Coffin was educated in Arlington schools before entering the U.S. Navy in 1943.

Formerly of Millis and Arlington, he retired in 1995 after 15 years as a school bus driver for the Medfield schools. He had also retired in 1995 from Imperial Millwork in West Bridgewater, where he was a truck driver from 1959 to 1980.

Besides his wife, he leaves his children, Frederick R. Coffin Jr. of Laconia, N.H., Linda C. Scarano of Plymouth and Stephen P. Coffin of Franklin; his siblings, Barbara Janus of Quincy, Robert Coffin of Tewksbury and Helen Knowles of Michigan; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Howard Coffin, Phyllis Goneau and Dorothy Gorton.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 3, at 9 a.m., from Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller St., Medfield (

Burial will take place in Vine Lake Cemetery.

Visiting hours are Friday, April 2, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Family links: 
  Everett Duncan Coffin (1883 - 1964)
  Sophia Ella Jones Coffin (1887 - 1964)
  Miriam H. Bowman Coffin (1919 - 2010)
  Benjamin Howard Coffin (1912 - 1999)*
  Dorothea Jessie Coffin Gorton (1913 - 2004)*
  Frederick Roland Coffin (1914 - 2004)
  Phyllis May Coffin Goneau (1916 - 1985)*
  Helen Anita Coffin Knowles (1918 - 2015)*
  Barbara Ann Coffin Janusz (1920 - 2005)*
  Robert Lester Coffin (1927 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Vine Lake Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Mary Bryan
Record added: Jan 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63935356
Frederick Roland Coffin
Added by: Lynn Feingold
Frederick Roland Coffin
Added by: Lynn Feingold
Frederick Roland Coffin
Added by: Lynn Feingold
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