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Maxine Ellen Coy
Maxine Ellen CoyMusicNotesMaxine Ellen Coy, 89, of LaRue, died peacefully Thursday evening February 15, 2018 at the Marion General Hospital.

She was born March 5, 1928 in Mansfield to the late Mathew and Mabel (Kerr) Noel. On February 9, 1948 she married Loren Charles Coy. They were married 53 years before he passed away on April 8, 2001. She was also preceded in death by two children: Norma Jean Bower and Tom Coy, a granddaughter, Christine Bower and a brother, Curtis Noel.

Maxine was a very active member of the LaRue United Methodist Church. She had directed the children’s choir, then the Junior Choir, senior choir and the adult choir. She had also been a soloist. Maxine had belonged to the Gleaners Circle and had held many offices with the United Methodist Women. She also played the violin and loved to play at the former Village Kitchen in LaRue with the “Pickin and Grinnin” gang. Maxine had belonged to the Painter Creek Grange and had held several offices. She and Loren spent winters in Florida, where she also directed the Kitchen Band.
When working, she had worked at the Fulfillment Corp. in Marion and at the Ridgway Hatchery in LaRue

Surviving are her children: Patty Ann (Robert) Bower and John Coy both of LaRue.
9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren

Funeral services will be held Tuesday February 20, 2018 at 1:30 pm at the LaRue United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Raypholtz will officiate, burial will follow in the LaRue Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 4-7 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue.

Memorial gifts may be made to the LaRue United Methodist Church at P. O. Box 327 LaRue, OH 43332 and or the Painter Creek Grange c/o Treas. Jean Osborn 19034 Co. Rd. 200 Mt. Victory, Ohio 43340

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#1 from: Jeffrey Hunter
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 1:33 AM

So sorry for your loss.

#2 from: Luana Mathew
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 3:18 PM

My deepest sympathies for Machine's family and friends. She was a beautiful person inside and out.  I loved hearing her sing in church. I will miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

#3 from: Mary Lee
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 5:25 PM

So sorry for the loss of Maxine. She was a good friend and enjoyed her life and family. She certainly will be missed.

#4 from: Pam & Joe Harkless
Lady Lake
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 9:06 PM

We attended LaRue Methodist Church and I was a member of the Good Friends Club. Maxine was a very sweet lady she always seemed happy and smiling.  Sorry for your loss. Prayers to her family

#5 from: Mary Howell
Marion, Ohio
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 10:46 PM

I'm so sorry to hear of Maxines passing.  She was a dear lady.  Her family is in my thoughts and prayers.

#6 from: Ed Fugate
Newark, Ohio
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:20 AM

I am sorry for your loss. Maxine was a lady of faith and courage. I appreciated how she welcomed my family to LaRue. My prayers are with you.

#7 from: Sharon Pitts
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 11:57 AM

My thoughts are prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

#8 from: carolyn vaneck
hair cottage larue
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 1:43 PM

sandy Williams and I was waiting for nice weather to pick Maxine up to go eat at coonies. I feel so bad. my deepest sympathy. I miss her. she really appreciated everything you did for her

#9 from: Shirley Long-Parker
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 5:19 PM

Though We have drifted apart and had our issues, I really cared about your mom a lot.  She was definitely a mom and grandmom.

I am so sorry you lost her, but remember the good times.  Don't cry for her loss, laugh with all your memories of her.

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