Boyd Coish

Obituary of Boyd Coish

April 4, 1959 - Fogo Island, Newfoundland

December 31, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta



Lesley (Boyd) Coish beloved husband of Dianne Coish (nee Sheppard) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at the age of 63 years.


Boyd was born in Fogo Island, Newfoundland on April 4, 1959.

He moved to Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1984.


Boyd married Dianne Sheppard in 1979.


Boyd enjoyed watching hockey and cheering on the Calgary Flames. Boyd also had a lifelong passion for ocean fishing while living on Fogo Island and grew up riding his skidoo in the winter months.


Boyd’s most memorable vacation was when he went back home to Fogo Island and spent his days fishing with friends, and family.


Besides his loving wife, Boyd is survived by his mother Ella, of Fogo Island, NFLD; his two daughters and two sons-in-law, Samantha and Brandon, of Calgary, AB, Meghan and Wesley, of Calgary, AB; his son and daughter-in-law, Sheldon and Jennifer, of Calgary, AB; six grandchildren, Tianna, Lilith, Kelly, Maveryck, Jackson, and Ryder, of Calgary, AB.


Boyd is also survived by his two sisters and brother-in-law, Linda and Brian Kinden, of Fogo Island, NFLD; Joanne Dawe, of Grand Falls, NFLD, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


Boyd was predeceased by his father Herb Coish.


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In living memory of Boyd Coish, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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