Fulton-Theroux Funeral Service

13 Lake Ave, Niantic, CT


Dorothy Illingworth Coyle

June 20, 1931February 11, 2020

Niantic- Dorothy I. Coyle, 88, of Cove Dr., died Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Coyle was born in Hartford, the daughter of Stanley and Dorothy Illingworth. She married Frederick Coyle in 1955. He predeceased her in September 2019. She was a member UFCW Local 919, working for First National Grocery Store.

She was also a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. Dottie was an avid knitter. Knitting sweaters and baby blankets and personalized Christmas stockings. Dottie also donated many mittens to the Children's Museum for sale in their shop.

Mrs. Coyle is survived by her daughters Carole Coyle and Elizabeth Rowe both of Niantic and son John (Kathleen) Coyle of TX. She is predeceased by her daughter Dorothy Guilano, 10 grandchildren and 12 Great-Grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 3:00 until 6:00 in Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 13 Lake Ave., Niantic, CT. A service will immediately follow at 6:00 in the funeral home. Please visit www.fultontherouxniantic.com for tributes and directions.


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