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Shirley E. Coughtrey née Higginson

March 5, 1920 - January 10, 2017

Shirley Coughtrey: March 5, 1920 - January 10, 2017

Service Date: January 15, 2017

Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel


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Shirley Coughtrey
(nee Higginson)

Shirley passed away, peacefully, on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in her 97th year. For 63 years, a most devoted and loving wife of the late Desmond (Des) Coughtrey. Cherished mother of Bruce (Elizabeth), Glenn (Margaret), and Deborah (Paul Tocci). Grammie will be greatly missed by Blair (Denise), Lesley Sloggett (Scott), Darren, Christopher (Clare Demerse), Karen, Gail (Darren Quinton), Nicholas Tocci, Kira Tocci and great-grand-children Cooper, George, Cole, Simon, James and Isabel. Dear sister of Dorothy Marshall, the late Arthur, and the late Gladys Smith. A special thank you to Susan and her caring staff at the Carlingwood Retirement Community. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean on Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 12:30 pm until time of Service, which will be held in the Chapel at 2:30 pm. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at

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