Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on December 9, 2017, Iris Costello (nee Coffin), aged 87, of St. John’s. She was the last surviving child of John and Jessie Coffin of King’s Cove, Bonavista Bay, NL. She was predeceased by her husband Ignatius (Nish) in September 2016. Leaving to mourn her devoted nephews and nieces in the Costello family, in particular, Sheila Ryan, Geralyn Costello, Geraldine Kennedy and Cecilia Kenny who cared for her since the passing of her husband. Iris is also fondly remembered by her Coffin family nieces and nephews in the United States and by her dear friend of over 50 years, Alma Moores. A special thank you to the staff of 2 South at St. Patrick’s for the care provided to her since July 2016. As per her wishes, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place and a private family committal service will be held at the Anglican Cemetery on Forest Road.