Angus Roy Coates

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Angus Roy Coates

August 21, 1943 - November 3, 2020

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Roy who passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on November 3, 2020 at NorthHumberland Hills Hospital.

Born in Newfoundland, he moved up to Ontario when he was just 16. Roy was a long time employee of General Motors where he happily retired from in 2001. Roy loved his summer get-away at Rice Lake and spent many summers there making wonderful memories.

Loving husband to Kay, devoted father to Kim (Leo), Chris (late), Kevin, Cassandra (Jerry), Rodney (Deb), Jeff (Amanda), Nicole (Les) and a precious Papa to to Zachary, Josh , Sarah, Haylie, Abby, Xavier, Parker, Colton and Felicity and Great-Papa to Palmer. His favourite role in life was being a Papa and he did it so effortlessly.

Roy was a dear son to his parents Maude and Thomas Coates and mother Hazel. Brother to Dave (Marg), Calvin (Sharon), Florence (Pantelis), Florence, and the late George, Lewis, Phillip, Harry, James, Calvin, Mildred, Ada, and Daisy.

He will be fondly remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Special thanks to Dr. Dersnah and staff for the years of dedicated care for Roy and for always going above and beyond. The family would also like to thank the staff at Cobourg Hospital for their care and understanding.

A private family service will be held later this week with a celebration of life to be determined at a later date in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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Susan Merriman - November 12, 2020

Cassandra I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your father and Jerry’s father in law, you are in my prayers.

Diane MacKinnon - November 12, 2020

So Sorry for your loss...he was a great person and will be missed...

Prakash Nair - November 11, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult times.

Sloane, Levi, Jessica & Rob Webb - November 11, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Howard & Jean Coates - November 11, 2020

So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. Remember him fondly as a great cousin. Sending our condolences to the family

Debbie Vanderburg-Kerr - November 10, 2020

Cassandra, Please accept my condolences to you & your family at this difficult time. Roy was always a part of our family. I have so many memories of him over the years. May he RIP

Keith and Betty May - November 10, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Alzheimer Society

Rachel Paxton - November 10, 2020

Cassandra- you and your family are in my thoughts. Sending you strength and love at this very difficult time.

Three Valleys PS - November 9, 2020

Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. From all the staff at Three Valleys PS.

Muriel Bates - November 9, 2020

My deepest condolences to the entire family.May he rest in peace.

Jean Cross - November 9, 2020

We are truly sorry to hear of Roy’s passing! Our thoughts & prayers are with you all! May all of your wonderful memories help you through this difficult & sad time! Randy & Jean Cross

Ken mcourt - November 9, 2020

My condolences to you cassandra and your family Take care

Terri Simpson - November 9, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers to Kay and all the kids, Roy was an amazing man and we were lucky enough to live beside you's for the last 15yrs. Ian, Terri and the boys

Shirley Gibbens - November 8, 2020

As my father passed almost a year ago, I understand all the feelings one may be experiencing. My heart and sincere condolences go out to all of Roy's family and friends. Keep his memory alive, talk about him, look at pictures, and celebrate a life that's been lived.

Eugene and Denise Littlejohn - November 8, 2020

Thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this difficult time.

MARLENE - November 8, 2020

Cassandra, my deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Thinking of you.

Hilda & Jack MacLaughlan - November 8, 2020

So sorry to hear about Roy's passing & extend our Sincere Condolences to Kay and all the family...Even though we were 1st. Cousins we haven't see him in years but did keep in touch via Facebook...RIP Roy, you will be missed by all who knew you..