Coffin, Wilda Anita

Wilda Coffin of Collingwood, and formerly of Meaford, passed away peacefully at Hospice Georgian Triangle ‘Campbell House’ on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the age of 97.

Born in Meaford on March 16, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Ina (nee Fox) Trouton.

Wilda married the love of her life, Lloyd Coffin, on May 6, 1944 and was predeceased by him in 2000.

She was predeceased by her brother Donald Trouton, his wife Ruth and her nieces Patricia and Mary-Ellen. Wilda was a very special aunt to Carla Bull and her husband Jesse and their daughters Lauren and Ali.  She was also predeceased by her brother-in-law Roy Coffin and will be remembered fondly by her sister-in-law Helen and niece Gale Leflet.

Wilda was a wonderful friend and neighbour and will be missed dearly by Anne Marie O’Brien.   She will be remembered for her kindness, generosity, humour, wit, and the care and compassion she showed to both people and animals.

A private family service will be conducted at Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford with interment following at Lakeview Cemetery.

As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Hospice Georgian Triangle ‘Campbell House’ would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON   N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted.


A private family service will be conducted at Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford with interment following at Lakeview Cemetery.

Donations: Hospice Georian Triangle 'Campbell House'
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Memories & Messages of condolence

  1. Isabelle Ridd
    Saturday, May 16, 2020

    To Carla and family
    I am sorry to hear about your Aunt Wilda. Over the years at my workplace we would have great visits. She was a gentle person with such a sweet smile and I will truly miss her.
    Thinking of you at this difficult time.
    Isabelle Ridd

  2. Brenda Ratcliffe
    Saturday, May 16, 2020

    Thinking of you and your family Carla at this very difficult time. Will miss Wilda – she was a very special lady. She was always a joy to visit.

  3. Roseanne Beaupre
    Sunday, May 17, 2020

    So sorry to hear of Wilda’s passing. She was a great lady. I have a lot of very special memories from our daily conversations.
    Thinking of you Carla, Jesse and family.
    Roseanne Beaupre

  4. Bryan & Patty Lowe
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

    Carla, Jessie, Lauren & Alli
    I am so sorry to read that Aunt Wilda passed away. I know how very special she was to you all especially your mother. Mary Ellen absolutely adored Aunt Wilda. They had a friendship like no other and I know for a fact that they will be having the fun and good times together in heaven as they did here on earth. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Keep your memories close to your heart.
    Bryan & Patty Lowe


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