Robert Paul Coughlin Obituary

Robert Paul Coughlin

Robert P. Coughlin, age 80, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce (Macaulay) Coughlin; daughter Kathleen C. Powell of Haymarket, VA, and son Michael A. Coughlin and his wife Barbara (Burnell) of Natick, MA; brothers Bill Coughlin of Sarasota, FL, James F. Coughlin and his wife Kathleen of Lexington, MA, and sister Jane McDonough of Greenfield, MA; grandchildren Emily (Powell) Plavcan-Powell and her husband Chris, Margaret Coughlin, Sarah Powell, Jackson Coughlin, and Matthew Powell; and many nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by son David A. Coughlin, and brothers Thomas M. Coughlin of Los Angeles, CA, and Richard E. Coughlin of Westfield, MA. Bob was born in Greenfield, MA on April 3, 1939 to William P. and Mary (Leyden) Coughlin. He attended Deerfield Academy (1957), and served for three years in the US Army in Korea. He was an avid gardener and a lifelong dog lover who would become fast friends with any dog he met on his many walks around the neighborhood. Memorial service will be private and held at a later date. Donations can be made in Bob’s name to the Wellesley Scholarship Foundation (David A. Coughlin Award) Please sign the guestbook at www.bakerpostfh.com
April 3, 1939 - March 20, 202004/03/193903/20/2020
Recommend Robert's obituary to your friends.
Share Obituary:

Share a memory

Add to your memory
Photos/Video
Candle
Mementos

Obituary

Robert P. Coughlin, age 80, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce (Macaulay) Coughlin; daughter Kathleen C. Powell of Haymarket, VA, and son Michael A. Coughlin and his wife Barbara (Burnell) of Natick, MA; brothers Bill Coughlin of Sarasota, FL, James F. Coughlin and his wife Kathleen of Lexington, MA, and sister Jane McDonough of Greenfield, MA; grandchildren Emily (Powell) Plavcan-Powell and her husband Chris, Margaret Coughlin, Sarah Powell, ...

Read more

Events

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or plant a tree in memory of Robert Paul Coughlin.

Visit the Tribute Store