Donald L. Coe, 67

JAN. 25, 1944-SEPT. 1, 2011

September 03, 2011
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Donald Lee Coe, 67, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.

Born Jan. 25, 1944, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Vincent Spiker and Catherine (Beahm) Coe.

He was a 1962 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

Donald was a lifelong dairy farmer in partnership with his parents on their family farm in Gapland, Md.

He was a member of the Washington County Farm Bureau, the Southern States Co-Op, Sire Power and the Maryland Virginia Milk Producers. He was formerly a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bakersville.

Donald is survived by his wife, Roxanna K. (Carbaugh) Coe; his son, D. Eugene Coe of Hagerstown; his daughter, Melissa Duckfield of Boonsboro; two sisters, Gloria J. Bragunier of Hagerstown and K. Lorraine Gloss of Chambersburg, Pa.; two brothers, William V. Coe of Hedgesville, W.Va., and T. Dale Coe of Charlotte, N.C.; and his three grandchildren, Amber, Alex and Ryan Duckfield. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Line.

A graveside funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport, Md. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD, 21742 or to any charity of choice.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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