It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Grace Coughlan on August 22, 2021, at Pine Grove Nursing Home. Born in Plaster Rock, NB, on February 3, 1929, to the late Arthur and Mary (Brown) Ward.
Grace is survived by her daughters Katherine Montgomery (George Murphy) of Halifax, NS and Pam Coughlan (Scott Bowden) of New Maryland, NB; grandchildren Martin Smith, Aislynn Smith (Ari Black), Elizabeth Bowden, Bruce Bowden and Thomas Bowden; siblings Ruth Fulton of Plaster Rock, NB, George Ward (Jeanette) of Plaster Rock, NB, Doreen Knowles of Aroostook, NB and Linda Briggs (Alex) of Plaster Rock, NB; sister-in-law Joanne Ward of Fredericton; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Grace was predeceased by her first husband Harry Gordon Montgomery of Woodstock, NB; husband Elgee Coughlan; siblings Alex Ward (Billie), Jean McElroy (Doug), Doug Ward (Marg), Dolly Milton (Percy), Lorne Ward, and a brother-in-law Milton Knowles.
We would like to thank the staff at Pine Grove Nursing Home for their wonderful kind and compassionate care.
By request, there will be no visitation. A service will be held in Plaster Rock at a later date. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Pine Grove Foundation or to PROLASA www.prolasa.org (a program to alleviate poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo).