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Patricia Ann Coffman (Canary)

October 10, 1935 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Patricia Ann Coffman (Canary) Obituary

Patricia Ann Coffman (Canary), aged 88, peacefully departed from this world on January 4, 2024, at the Villas of Guerin Woods in Georgetown, Indiana. Born on October 10, 1935, in Shoals, Indiana, she was the cherished daughter of the late Cecil and Rachel (Stewart) Canary.

A devoted member of Pleasant View United Methodist Church in Borden, Patricia was known for her entrepreneurial spirit, owning The Patchwork Place, a craft business in Starlight, Indiana. She had a passion for quilting, reading, sewing and puzzles.

Patricia's commitment to preserving history extended to her membership with her husband Paul, in the Borden Historical Society, reflecting her deep appreciation for heritage and community. She was an avid genealogy enthusiast, dedicating her time to researching family roots and sharing her knowledge by publishing genealogical books with her husband.

Her legacy is one of creativity, kindness, and a fervent dedication to both her craft and the preservation of history. Patricia's impact on those around her will endure through her contributions to the community and her passion for connecting people to their past.

Patricia was preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul E. Coffman, Sr., by her daughter, Susan Chepa, by her brothers, James Canary, George Daniel Canary, Jeffrey Canary and by her sister, Iris Nedoba.

Survivors include her son, Paul E. Coffman, Jr. (Sue Wolph) of Plymouth Michigan, her daughters, Tara Koerber (Bob) of Corydon, Indiana, Tracy Coffman (David Book) of Borden, Indiana, her sister, Norma Scott (Roy) of Greenville, Indiana, her son-in-law, Hollis Chepa and her grandchildren, Stephany Coffman-Wolph, Michael Koerber, Brian Koerber,  Rachael Jones, Paul Chepa, Brittany Newell and David Elias Book. Patricia also leaves 14 great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with interment to follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery located in the Starlight area of Borden, Indiana. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Wednesday from 12:00 P.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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January 9, 2024

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Funeral Service
January 10, 2024

1:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172


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