NEW BERLIN — Elsie Louise Coffyn, 77, died Friday, June 4, 1999, at the Chase Memorial Nursing Home.
Elsie Louise Coffyn
She was born Sept. 23, 1921, in New Lisbon, the daughter of Albert D. Joy and Clara L. Martin Joy.
She married Harold W. Card. He died in 1979.
She spent her childhood in New Lisbon. She worked at Simmons/GLA in Norwich for many years. Since retirement she has been a senior companion at Broome Developmental Disabilities Service Office in New Berlin.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Elsie is survived by her son, Gary Coffyn of New Berlin; daughters, Dorothy Coffyn of Syracuse, Betty (Joseph) Masotto of Auburn and Diane (Stephen) Riddell of Henderson Harbor; sisters, Emma Halter of Jacksonville, Fla. and Melissa (Raymond) Lester of Oneonta; sister-in-law, Lois Joy of New Berlin; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at the Dakin Funeral Home in New Berlin today at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Beverly Butler, pastor of the United Methodist Church in New Berlin, officiating. Interment will be at the All Saints Memorial Chapel in Morris.
Calling hours were held at the Dakin Funeral Home in New Berlin on Sunday, June 6, 1999, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Arrangements are with the Dakin Funeral Home in New Berlin.
Published in The Daily Star on June 7, 1999.