Schenectady - Lois A. Coughlin, 82 died Thursday, September 20, 2018, at her home.
Lois was born in Schenectady, the daughter of Stephen and Helen Smida. She was a graduate of Mont Pleasant High School and had worked at the General Electric Co. as a Production Monitor, retiring in 1995 with 30 years service. She was a member of the G E Quarter Century Club and the Women's Club. Lois had been a longtime communicant of St. Paul the Apostle Church. She will be remembered as a devoted wife a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was predeceased by her husband Donald E. Coughlin, Sr.; they married in 1956, he died in 2006. She was also predeceased by her sister Joan Smida.
She is survived by four children Cheryl Coughlin, Donald (Sandy) Coughlin, Jr., Deborah (Lenny) Seeley and Patricia (Jamie) Coughlin. Six grandchildren, Stephen Coughlin, Brittany (Dan) Gibson, Danielle (Matt) DeWees, Nicholette (Vince) Onorato and Sebastiano and Sabrina Santuccione; six great- grandchildren and her four legged companion, Max.
Funeral service, Monday afternoon 1:00 from Daly Funeral Home, Inc., 242 McClellan St., Schenectady and 1:30 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Calling hours, Monday 11:30 to 1:00 at the funeral home. Intermen,t St. Joseph's Cemetery, Schenectady.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 445 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205 and the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110.
Lois's family would like to thank Dr. David Hornick, the staff of Attentive Care, friend and caregiver Jill DeMatteo and Community Hospice for their loving care to Lois.
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