Mildred "Millie" (Coates) Lafko
- July 13, 1925 - February 7, 2013
- Newton, Massachusetts
of Mildred's Passing
- In lieu of flowers memorials in Millie's name to the Newton Senior Center 345 Walnut St. Newton, MA 02460 would be appreciated.
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“We gathered on Valentines day to honor a Women who was filled with love
It was with all of us in the church only it was sent down from Heaven above
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1 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Lafko - Warren, MA
“Millie will always be remembered. I have very fond memories of her Washington Streeet and St James Street. She was always known within the family...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: David Coates - Oklahoma City, OK
“Aunt Millie, when I was younger we would come to visit you and Uncle Joe and ofcourse the kids. You always made me feel special. There was a love...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Fitch - Mira Loma, CA
“I am so sorry, aunt Millie was a wonderful and exceptional person. I can't make it to the services due to an injury but will be thinking of you all....Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Spence - Norwell, MA
If lives are measured by their worth,
Accomplishments, achievements, birth
Then there should also be a place
accorded gifts derived by...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Margie Coates - Durango, CO
“Dearest Lafko Family,
Your Mother's radiant smile lit up any room she was in and I always felt happy to be around her. My family was blessed to...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Janet Byrne Hilton - Georgetown, MA
“What a wonderful mom you were to your children. They will have wonderful memories of you to help fill up the spaces your passing created. Wishing...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Sue Taylor - Lovell, WY - Friend
“To my SISTAH. Will miss your smiling face and sense of humor. You have ment
so much to Fudd & I. We'll remember all the good times we shared. My...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Grover - Marlborught, NH
“Mummy.... there are no words that can ever express how much I will miss you. I have an aching hole in my heart that over time will be filled in with...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Regina "Re" Moody - Daughter
Well you made it, you are healed, no more pain, just peace with the Father.
EACH ONE MUST FIGHT THE BATTLE
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10 of 18 | Posted by: Cecil Edmund Coates - Rockport, MA
“Mom and Dad in Heaven
I am so Happy Dad has Ma with him again and they can share a everlasting life of Love in God's Eternal Kingdom.
They...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Lafko - Warren, MA
“Jofes, Meggy and family...
I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet mom... Be blessed to know that she is with Jesus now... I love you guys!
12 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa R
“Megan, my deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you and your family. She is home now, and you all have the memories that will be in your hearts...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia Rainka - West Brookfield, MA
“Millie, You were a special, cherished Sister-in Law and could not have been more loved by all who knew you, especially your Brothers and Children. ...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Ellie Coates - Sanford, NC
“Aunt Millie, we love you so much. You were so great and kind and lovable. I know you are in heaven "living it up" with Uncle Joe, Uncle Ralph, my...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Angelique Coates Langford - VA
“The Way, the Truth, and the Life
14 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s house are many...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Lafko - Warren, MA
“Hi Grammy. It's nice to know that you've gone to heaven. I love you so much Grammy. I will miss you a lot. See you up in heaven. Lots of love Ainslie
17 of 18 | Posted by: Ainslie - MA - niece
“Mom and Dad in Heaven
I Love You Mother, Thank you for being the best Mom and Loving me so much. Thank you for the great Life you had.
Love...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Lafko - Warren, MA
Mildred (Coates) Lafko, of West Newton died on Thurs Feb 7, 2013. She was 87.
Born in Boston, Millie graduated from Brighton High School. She worked for many years as a bookkeeper for Creative Management Co. A resident of Newton for over 60 years, Millie was a longtime active visitor and volunteer at the Newton Senior Center in Newtonville. She was also a member of the Women's Auxiliary of Am. Legion Post #40 in New London NH.
Millie was the beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Lafko, and is survived by her children Stephen J. and his fiancé Colleen Garabedian of West Newton, Donna Lafko of Newton, John R. of Lovell, WY, Walter E. and his wife Lucille of Holliston, Regina Moody of Newton and Joseph P. and his wife Megan of Warren, her grandchildren Michael, Ryan, Boden, Nicole, Derek, Jarred, Timothy, Kristen, Savannah and Ainslie, and her great grandchildren Abigail and Charlie. Millie is also survived by her brothers Cecil Coates of Rockport, and Ronald Coates of Dover Foxcroft ME and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Robert, Maynard and Ralph Coates.
Her funeral service will be held on Thurs Feb 14 at 11 AM in the Eliot Church of Newton 474 Centre St. NEWTON CORNER. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be in the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 465 Centre St. Newton Corner on Wed from 4-8 PM. Interment is private.
In lieu of flowers memorials in Millie's name to the Newton Senior Center 345 Walnut St. Newton, MA 02460 would be appreciated.