2009-08-13 / Obituaries


Elizabeth H. Coffey Christie 1923-2009 Elizabeth H. Coffey Christie 1923-2009 Elizabeth H. Coffey Christie, 86

Born in Danbury, CT, April 13, 1923 to Helen Johnson and Martin Coffey Sr., Liz lost her battle with cancer August, 10, 2009. She married Edward W. “Duke” Christie of Carmel, NY, who she met at the square sets, and predeceased her in 1978. She is survived by her son Edward R. Christie of Merrimack, NH, and daughter Diane O’Boyle of Gardiner, NY, and their families; sisters Kathryn Bates, Joan Coffey of Bethel, CT, and Dorothy Freer of Ridgefield, CT; long-time sister in-law & neighbor Margaret Christie of Carmel; two grandchildren, one great-grand daughter, two stepgranddaughters, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Martin “Sam” Jr. She was a member of the Gleneida Grange and Trinity Lutheran Church, Brewster. Lizzie’s strong spirit and good-hearted nature will be remembered fondly and greatly missed. Arrangements were handled through Cargain Funeral Home, Carmel, NY. 845-225-3672.

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