Coughlan, William Alexander – peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in his 83rd year.  Son of the late James and Florence Coughlan and stepson of the late Maryanne Coughlan.  Beloved husband of Mary Coughlan (nee Heagle) of Belleville.  Loving father of Bill (Karen), Sharon (Pat) Calnan both of Belleville, Brian (Donna) of Ottawa and David (Linda) of Belleville.  Proud grandfather of Gregory, Kristen, Ashton, John, Jessica, Jennifer, Ryan, Justin and great grandson Wendell.  Dear brother of Elva Dier of Newmarket and Edward (Pat) Coughlan of Belleville.  Bill is predeceased by his granddaughter, Shannon Watt, his brothers, Douglas and Arthur Coughlan, his brother-in-law, Fred Dier and sister-in-law Donna Coughlan.  Bill retired after a 39 year career with CN and VIA Rail. 

A Memorial Service celebrating Bill’s life will be held at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613-968-2273) on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation from noon until the time of service. 

If desired, Memorial Donations to Camp Trillium, The Belleville General Hospital Foundation (Oncology) or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. 

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