Dorothy Webster's Story
Dorothy Webster Coffey, 101, formerly of Andover, Mass., and Singer Island, Fla., died Monday, July 10, in Miami after a period of declining health. Born September 25, 1915, in Dracut, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Horatio “Ray” Franklin Webster and Lillian Worth Webster. Mrs. Coffey graduated from Lowell High School, attended the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and graduated from the Lowell Commercial College. She was active in many local charitable organizations and had social memberships in the Lanam Club Andover and the Vesper Country Club Tynsborough.
She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, James Bagshaw Coffey Sr.; son, James B. Coffey Jr.; and brother, Robert F. Webster. Surviving members of her family include daughters, Jane (Paul) Mass of Coral Gables, Fla., and Lee (James) Klebba of New Orleans, La. Mrs. Coffey is also survived by five grandchildren, Chip (Didi) Wood of Clyde Hill, Wash., J. Bradford (Beth) Coffey of Bangor, Maine, Geoffrey (Jennifer) Wood of Cambridge, Mass., Cara Coffey-Roope of Brewer, Maine, and Brian (Kendra) Klebba of New Orleans, La.; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, including Catherine (Charles) Fitzpatrick of Lowell, Mass.
A private service will be held at a later date at Saint Patrick’s Cemetery in Lowell, Mass.
Published on  July 20, 2017