Marilyn Coates
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Obituary of Marilyn Louise Coates


Coates, Marilyn Louise

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Marilyn Coates (nee Spence) on
Friday, December 31, 2021 at Meadow Park Nursing Home.

Daughter of the late Florence “Maxine” Racine (nee McCain) and the late Earle Spence.

Loving mother of Chris Coates (Crystal). Proud grandmother of Kayla Coates, Vanessa
Coates and Landyn Coates.

Marilyn was a dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and
enjoyed genealogy.

A special thank you to the Meadow Park Nursing Home for their compassion and care
during her time there.

Visitation will be held Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 12-1 p.m. followed by the funeral service at
1 p.m. at McKinlay Funeral Home 459 St. Clair St., Chatham, ON. Interment at Morpeth cemetery. Those wishing to attend must pre-register at the link below or by phoning the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association are appreciated by the family. Please share a condolence online at

Please register for Visitation here

Please register for the Funeral Service here


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