OBITUARY

Connie G. Coughlin

August 25, 1942January 8, 2021

Connie G. Coughlin, age 78, of Cave Creek, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. She was born on August 25, 1942 to the late Leonard Raymond and Angela Lucy (La Canfora) Gabrielle in New York City, NY. She attended Norwalk High School graduating class of 1959, then furthered her education various community college course. On September 9, 1961, she married Thomas John Coughlin in Saint Mary Church Norwalk Connecticut. Connie worked with the US Bankruptcy Courts, where she retired from in 2000. She enjoyed crafting, playing games and spending time with family and friends. Connie is survived by her loving spouse, Thomas, of 59 years. Children Michael (Teri), Donna (Anthony) Calabrese, and Timothy. Grandchildren Nicholas Valdovinos, Anthony Valdovinos, and Gabriella Coughlin. Great grandchild Arianna Valdovinos. Sister Frances Wilhem (David). Nephews Craig (Raimee) Cuneo, Glenn Cuneo, and Vincent Wilhem. Great nieces Shelbie Cuneo, Isabella Cuneo; and many other loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her son Timothy Coughlin, her father Leonard Gabrielle, her mother Angela Gabrielle. Committal services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85024. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Connie’s honor may be made to any charity of choice.

Services

7 April

Committal Service

10:00 am

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona

23029 North Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, AZ 85024

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Connie G. Coughlin

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Barbara Jones

January 10, 2021

My daughter Rebecca n family live near Connie n on a visit I meet Connie n Tom..
it was beautiful..we both felt like soul mates having know each other forever... She has a scraping book photo sheet I did for her n sent it over...I even got to cook my daughter a baked lamb dinner n invited Connie n Tom to come....a beautiful night shared..Connie bought a beautiful bunch of pink roses..we have shared Chrissie presents every year since....oh Connie..I asked you to be the grandmother to my grandsons Jackson n Grayson .I couldn't be as I live in Australia......you will never be gone as long as I hold you in my heart...my dear sole mate...I do love you n cherish our times we shared across the seas...n when I visited my family..you dear friend was always there....sharing our lives..our ups n downs....we exchanged letters until your arthritis caught up with your fingers...I remember how you loved your mum n how you n Tom cared for n loved her.. an amazing women as you are..dear Connie....we'll meet again you can depend on that...n thank you for helping Rebecca Peter Jackson n Grayson in all you could...... always in my heart..Barbara from NSW Australia ....my soul mate.......God bless...

Leonora Montanye

January 10, 2021

Tom, I have so memories of growing up with Connie on Ferris Ave. Walking to school together, go to Calf Pasture Beach, going to Rye Beach, you and Connie getting engaged and then your beautiful wedding. I was honored to be part of your wedding party. There are just so many memories, and at the moment it is hard to even think I will not hear from her again. My prayers are with you and your family.
Blessings to you,
Leonora

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY