Edith A. Coffin

November 17, 1947 — February 9, 2019

QUEENSBURY — Edith A. Coffin, 71, of Queensbury, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital, due to complications from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.

She was born on Nov. 17, 1947 in Glens Falls, the daughter of the late Percy “Junior” and Marjorie (Hill) Denton.

Successful and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. In her early life, she loved quarter horses, fishing and photography. She spent 37 years at General Electric in Fort Edward, retiring in 2005 as a leader in shipping. She had numerous hobbies, including painting, crocheting, various arts and crafts, jigsaw puzzles, reading western novels, gardening, cooking for friends and family and showing their restored 1966 Ford Fairlane with her devoted husband of 53 years, Mac.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Penny Denton Perkins.

Edith is survived by her husband, Charles “Mac” Coffin of Queensbury; her son, Charles “Heath” Coffin and daughter-in-law, Elaine A. Coffin, of Queensbury; special nephew, John Perkins of Glens Falls; special nephew, Jim Warrington of Granville; sister-in-law, Janice Coffin and her wife, Adella Lamb, of Queensbury; brother-in-law, John Perkins of Hadley; grandson, Charles “Cody” Coffin of Queensbury; granddaughter, Haley Coffin of Fort Ann; grandson, Jeff Sherman of Northville; and her dog companion, Cotton Belle Coffin of Queensbury.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Singleton Sullivan Potter Funeral Home, 407 Bay Road, Queensbury.

To leave the family an online condolence, visit www.sbfuneralhome.com.

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