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Ernest Coakley

Ernest William "Bill" Coakley

Wednesday, August 6th, 1941 - Friday, November 15th, 2019
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COAKLEY, E. W. (Bill) Peacefully at home on Friday, November 15th, 2019, at the age of 78. Son of Sidney and Glady Coakley. Born in Fairview, Nova Scotia on August 6, 1941. Cherished husband of Mary (nee Andersen). Dear father of Krista Coakley (Dean Marshall). Predeceased by son Jasen. Grandfather of Jasmine Strachan and predeceased by grandson Devin Bain. Survived by sisters Sadie Umlah (Don) and Glady Burke, brothers Allan (Pat), John (Elaine), and Jim. Predeceased by brother Avery, Howard, Doug, Robert, Ken; sisters Lillian and Shirley. Dear brother-in-law of Karen MacDonald and Peter Andersen (Brenda). Survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Bill was a member of the 1st Battalion Canadian Guards. UN Peacekeeper Cyprus, Ceremonial Guard at Parliament Hill Ottawa, and a Bata Shoe and Engineering employee for 38 years. Friends and family will gather at the Royal Canadian Legion Br#110, Trenton on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. If desired, donations to the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the FRANKFORD FUNERAL CHAPEL 40 North Trent St., Frankford (613-398-6400). To leave a condolence, please visit www.rushnellfamilyservices.com
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  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 |
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
    Royal Canadian Legion Br #110, Trenton
    19 Quinte Street
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    Gathering is from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.

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Bill 1st. Canadian Battalion Canadian Guards Bill Coakley Puerto Rico practicing Guerrilla warfare in anticipation of deployment to Vietnam.

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