HANNIBAL, NY – Robert Leslie Coe, 73, of Hannibal, passed away on Saturday February 28, 2015, after a brief illness surrounded by his family.
Born in Fulton October 8, 1941, he had lived in the Hannibal area his entire life.
He was known as “Papa” to all.
He was our big strong tree in our family that we all held branches as he pulled us through.
Our Papa was very loved and will be greatly missed.
His ideal hobbies were hunting, fishing, camping in the Adirondacks and Hermits Island, Maine.
Robert loved the outdoors and being with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Bob belonged to the Hannibal Fire Department for more than 20 years.
In 2001, he retired from Alcan where he was a machinist.
Robert was predeceased by his mother, Luella Donaldson; his sister, Jane Scruton and his grandson, Sebastian Coe.
Bob will be forever loved and greatly missed by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Coe; children, Robin Ronalds (Dennis Seymour), Leslie (Carlo) Thompson and Patrick (Erin) Coe; sister, Jean (Coe) Lewis; step-sister, Loramay Martin; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and a good family friend of more than 30 years, Pat Hutches.
Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 P.M. Thursday, with a service to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.