Joan L. Coffin
February 26, 1933 - August 17, 2022
Joan L. Coffin, age 89, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at her home after a brief illness.
Born in Wilmington, DE on February 26, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Wilburt T. and Anna L. Outten. She graduated from A.I. DuPont High School and attended Goldey-Beacom College.
Joan worked at John G. Leach School and also worked many years in the explosives department of the DuPont Company. She was an active member of Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church since 1959.
A gentle soul, Joan loved cooking, baking, crossword puzzles and listening to and watching Phillies games. Above all, she loved God and her family and friends. All who knew her will miss her sweet, loving smile.
In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Coffin, Sr. She is survived by her loving son, Donald J. Coffin, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Bonnie L. Coffin; grandsons, Jacob T. Coffin, and Tyler A. Coffin (Melissa); sister, Shirley McCabe; sister-in-law, Mary Frances Luzier; 6 nieces; and 3 nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Hope Lutheran Church, 230 Christiana Road, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan’s memory may be made to Hope Lutheran Church at the address listed above.