Salem, NH — Paula H. (Strobel) Coish, 66, of Salem, N.H., died Monday at the Parkland Medical Center, Derry, N.H. She was born in Melrose, Mass., where she grew up and was educated. She was a resident of Salem for the past 43 years. Paula was a homemaker. She enjoyed her camp on Big Island Pond in Derry. She loved gardening, but mostly she loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren. Paula was the daughter of the late George and Marion Strobel. She is survived by her beloved husband, Carl Coish, of Salem, N.H.; daughter, Laura J. and her husband, Brian McLaughlin, of Derry, N.H.; son, Brian C. Coish of Salem, N.H.; sisters, Janet and her husband, Russell Runge, of Melrose, Mass., and Barbara and her husband, Al Dow, of Vero Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Brooke and Shane McLaughlin; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held Thursday, May 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 2:30 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. Burial will follow in the Cemetery on the Plain, Windham. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund at www.jimmyfund.org. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.