Helen Coughlin

Helen B. Coughlin

1916 - 2012

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Helen B. Coughlin Elmira: Age 95, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. Helen was born in Waverly NY on August 21, 1916 daughter of John and Elizabeth (Malinoski) Bialy. She was the last surviving of six children. Helen was predeceased by her husband John K. Coughlin in 1971. She is survived by her daughter Anne M. Coughlin of Elmira; son Dennis F. Coughlin of San Diego CA; sons and daughters-in-law, John "Jack" M. and Alice Coughlin of Binghamton, William J. and Patricia Coughlin of Perkiomenville PA; grandchildren, Sean Coughlin, Erin (John) Precopio, Matthew (Danielle) Coughlin, Mary (Brian) Tizio and Eileen (T.J.) Kroboth; great grandchildren, Ashley, Emma, Liam, Grace, Vincent and Bevin; also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Helen was a founding member of St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary. She had volunteered at the hospital for 52 years with much of that time in the gift shop. She had served on the Auxiliary board for many years and was also the chairman of "Busy Hands." Helen was a long time communicant of St. Patrick's Church and was a member of the Ladies of Charity. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Friday, May 25, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 10:45 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Committal prayers and interment will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Donations in memory of Helen may be directed to St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary, 555 St. Joseph's Blvd., Elmira NY 14901 or Blessed Sacrament Parish, 604 Park Place, Elmira NY 14901. Helen's children would like to extend a special thanks to all who called her "aunt" or "grandma", and also to the staff on C5 at St. Joseph's Hospital for the wonderful care they provided.
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, May 25, 2012
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

11:30 am
Saturday, May 26, 2012
St. Patrick's Church
604 Park Pl
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 11:30 AM

Interment at: St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery

12:00 pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery
623 Franklin Street
Elmira, New York, United States
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