Grant Sinclair Coghill

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Grant Sinclair Coghill.

Grant passed away suddenly on June 27th surrounded by family and friends. He leaves behind his loving wife Sharon (Menzies); son Garth (Lisa) of Port Alberni, BC; daughter Laura (Charles) of Comox, BC; sister Shirley Martin (Gerry) of Calgary, Alberta; Grandchildren Tanya (Pete), Brandon, Breanne (Mateyko), Travis and Taylor; and great-grandchildren Justin and Savannah. Grant was born in Berwyn, Alberta on October 16, 1940. Grant met Sharon and married on December 24, 1960. After taking on various jobs throughout Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta, they settled in Nanaimo, BC in 1972 where he spent 25 years as a pipe fitter for Harmac. A devoted husband, father and friend, he enjoyed camping, curling and golfing along with keeping busy helping out others when a hand was in need.

The family would also like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Ronalds and the incredible nurses, staff and hospice volunteers in the Nanaimo I.C.U. and the Palliative Care Unit.

A celebration of life will be held for family and close friends at a later date.

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