It is with great sadness we announce the passing of devoted wife to Winston Coates, mother of Glen (Janice), Gary (Karen) and Goldie. Loving Grandmother to Thomas, Leah, Zachary, Cameron, Jackson and Taylor. Left with wonderful memories are her sisters and brothers: Ann, Mary, Joan (Stewart), Maude (Thomas), Doris (Ray), Alma, Harry (Deane), Audrey (Maxwell), Myrtle (Hardy), Lindsey (Karen), Doreen (Maxwell), Bernice, Mona (Claudius). Also leaving to mourn many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Emma was predeceased by her daughter Holly, parents Llewellyn and Dorothy Jacobs, brother Geoffrey, son-in-law Rick Wilson and brothers-in-law Rod Coffin, Calvin Trickett, and Fred Brown. Deep felt appreciation to Aunt Alma for her continued loving care and support. As hard as this was, it would have been much more difficult without her. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Saturday 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral services at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies on Monday February 25th, 2:30 p.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca.
" Those we love don't go away,
they walk beside us every day,
unseen, unheard, but always near,
still loved, still missed and very dear"