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Thomas Scott Coxen

October 27, 1932 - April 23, 2013


Scott passed away peacefully on April 23, 2013 in East Kootenay Regional Hospital.  Scott was born October 27, 1932 in Estevan, Sask.  He joined the RCMP in Regina, Sask. on March 6, 1952.  He married Joyce Hilton on May 27, 1954 and had four children.  They moved around with the RCMP only to spend the last 37 years in Cranbrook, BC.  He retired from active service July of 1986.  He was an active member with all the Masonic family.

Left to mourn is his wife Joyce of 59 years, daughter Diane, son Robert (Nicky), granddaughter Theresa (Brian, great granddaughter Aeris: grandkids Payten & Ethen; son Dean (Suzy), grandson Jonas, daughter Kathy (Peter) grandkids Kyle & Jared.  As well as many out of town relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Chrrist Church Anglican.  Luncheon to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Eastern Star, Walker Willis Memorial Bursary, Jubilee Chapter #64, PO Box 756, Cranbrook, BC  V1C 4J5.  Also donations can be made to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health.



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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Relation: Diane's client

Dear Diane,
I am very shocked & saddened to read of your beloved father’s death. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

With sincere care & prayers for you and your family especially at this sad time.
Lea Cameron

From: Gord & Brenda Gray & family
Relation: Friends with Rob & Nicky's family

Our thoughts & prayers of strength & peace are sent your way.

From: Marguerite Burgess
Relation: friend

Dear Joyce and family, I was so sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to each one of you at this sad time.

From: JIm & Lila Mcgovern
Relation: coffee friend

We were so sorry to read of Scot ‘s passing. He is really missed from the coffee group. Please accept our condolence. Thoughts & prayers are with the family. Jim & Lila McGovern

From: Jim and Sandy Donald
Relation: RCMP coworker

To the Coxen family, so sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. We were stationed in Kimberley while Scott was in Cranbrook. he was a great leader and mentor to me in my times of need on the job.

From: Larry and Carol York
Relation: friends

We are both so sorry to read of Scott’s passing, Joyce and Diane. Please know we are both sending our deepest sympathy and thinking of you both often. Hugs Larry and Carol

From: Ted and Barb deBalinhard
Relation: Friends and fellow RCMP Member

To: Joyce and her family. Barb and I were very saddened to learn of Scott’s passing. Scott and I worked together on Vanderhoof Detachment in 1963/64 and became good friends. An excellent husband and police officer – he will be greatly missed.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 27, 2013
Beginning at 2:00pm

Christ Church Anglican
46 - 13th Avenue South
Cranbrook, BC Canada

46 - 13th Avenue South
Cranbrook, BC Canada

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