Marcia CoeJanuary 15, 1931 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 86)
Marcia Sullivan Coe
Jan. 15, 1931-June 30, 2017
Saratoga, CA/Cohasset, MA
Marcia Coe passed away peacefully on June 30 from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Laconia, NH, to Dr. Frank and Theresa (Whelan) Sullivan, she is predeceased by her husband of 57 years, John Coe, as well as her brother, Frank Sullivan and her sister, Nan Manning. Marcia is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Joe Connolly of Santa Clara, CA, and her son and daughter-in-law Charles Coe and MiSuk Kim of Colorado Springs, CO. Beloved Nana to grandchildren Stephen and Jody Connolly of Fremont, CA, Kevin and Shantille Connolly of Davis, CA, Christine and Brett Henninger of Campbell, CA, and great grandchildren Mitchell and Erin. Marcia graduated from the University of New Hampshire, Class of 1952; a member of Chi Omega sorority, she formed lifelong friends and continued as an active alumna with UNH and Chi O until her passing.
Marcia lived in Cohasset, MA for 44 years when, at 82 years old, she moved to Los Gatos, CA, to be closer to her grandchildren. At Los Gatos Meadows, she quickly made friends and enjoyed activities, outings and gatherings at her new home. She was able to see all three grandchildren get married and to celebrate birthdays and holidays with her family and Peggy and Leon Sharyon and their family. The past year was spent at BonHomie Saratoga with her wonderful caregivers, Grace and Arnell.
Marcia was the last family member of her generation and is fondly remembered by her nieces Kathy Sullivan, Libby Bolduc, Peggy Sharyon, Marcie Prachyl and Susan Collins; her nephews Kevin Sullivan, John Sullivan, Tom Manning and John Hall and their spouses and children.
A memorial Mass will be held on July 20, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Leontyne Chapel at Bellarmine College Prep, 960 W. Hedding St. San Jose. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Bellarmine College Prep, St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, San Jose, CA, or to a charity of your choice.