July 29, 1923 - August 19, 2013

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Obituaries » BOBBIE A. COFRIN

COFRIN, BOBBIE A., 90, died August 19, in Northfield. She was born in Denver on July 29, 1923, the daughter of Eric and Harriet (Horner) Dole. She graduated from Northfield High School in 1941. On Feb. 13, 1947, she married George Harrison Cofrin in Northfield. He died in 1989. During World War II, she worked in a Connecticut factory for the war effort and was a ground observer. She later worked for 13 years as a secretary at the Norwich University science department and for more than 15 years as an assistant executive secretary at National Life. She was a member of United Church, where she sang in the choir, American Legion Women’s Auxiliary, Northfield Senior Center, North American Family Campground Association, Red Clover Campers and Green Pine Campers. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, as well as camping at Lone Pine Campground in Colchester. Survivors include four children, George Cofrin, of Salt Lake City, Tabor Cofrin and Sharon Lawler, both of Northfield, and Rexana Cote, of Fairfield; one sister, Georgette Lee, of North Carolina; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The graveside service celebrating her life will be held at 1pm on Saturday, Sept. 14, in Mount Hope Cemetery in Northfield.

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