Joseph Anthony Coffin

ORRINGTON - Joseph (Joe) Anthony Coffin, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Christmas Eve at his home in Orrington.  He was born September 2, 1951, the son of Alson and Sadie Coffin.


Joe was from Milford and attended Old Town High School.  After school, he enlisted in the Air Force and then later the Army, where he retired as a 1st Sergeant. After retiring from the military, Joe joined the City of Brewer Public Works and then moved to Parks and Rec, where he retired after 20+ years.  During retirement, you could find him riding around with his beloved dog Buddy and helping friends and strangers alike.  Over the last few years, he delivered food and supplies to the communities of the less fortunate. 


He was predeceased by his parents; brothers Steven, Terry (Sam), Alson (Butch); sisters Alice, Linda, Debra; grandson Harry (Joey).  Joe leaves behind wife Betty; son William and his wife Lisa; son Joey and girlfriend Pauline; grandsons Nicholas, Alexzander; granddaughters Abigail, Chelsea; great-granddaughters Freya, Emma; brother Craig and his wife Della; sister Verle and her husband Frank.  Joe has touched so many lives over the last 70 years he surely was loved and will be missed by many.


A memorial service will be held 5 PM, Friday, January 21, 2022, at Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer.  Family and friends are invited to visit from 3 PM until the service begins.  Messages and memories may be shared with the family at