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Michael F. Coffey

HAVERHILL: Michael F. Coffey, 60, husband of the late Deborah J. (Brace) Coffey, died suddenly March 18, 2010 at Merrimack Valley Hospital.

Born in Newburyport on May 17, 1949, Mr. Coffey was the son of Muriel H. (Dickie) Coffey and the late Norman J. Coffey.

Michael graduated from Haverhill High School, and worked as a social worker for Community Action in Haverhill. Michael valued the time spend with his family and friends. He was a sports fan who enjoyed baseball and football, and his other interests included music and playing cribbage.

He is survived by his daughter, Terressa A. Carlisle of Lynn; son, Brian M. Coffey of Dover, NH, and Arthur Greenlay of Dover, NH who Michael considered a son; grandchildren, Tanisha and Marcus Carlisle and Alexis Anderson; brother, Norman J. Coffey, Jr. and sister, Joan Morton of Haverhill.

Friends are invited to the memorial service Tuesday, March 23rd , 6:00 p.m., at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. At the family’s request there will be no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to the Michael F. Coffey Memorial Fund, c/o Pentucket Bank, One Merrimack Street, Haverhill, MA 01830.  

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