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Bessie Elizabeth Cofferen

March 29, 1942 ~ September 14, 2019 (age 77)


Bessie “ Liz” Elizabeth Cofferen passed away peacefully at home September 14, 2019 after a long battle with cancer.  She was born March 29, 1942 in Marietta, Georgia.

Bessie was a retired CNA. She worked at Varney Crossing and Newton Center.  She was also a crossing guard for North Berwick for 30 plus years. 

She was preceded by her son Gary M. Cofferen, ME; daughter Katherine Hatcher, NH. And brother Robert Rae, GA. 

Surviving are her husband of 55 years Ray M. Cofferen and  son William Hatcher of FL; 2 daughters Terry Churchill  and Belinda Cofferen of Sanford.  She has 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

2 brothers John and Charles Rae; 2 sisters Mary Yarbar and Carolyn Hutchins of GA.

At her request, there will be no service.  Interment will be in the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Springvale, Maine   

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