Priscilla (Schieffelin) Coords
WARREN — Priscilla (Schieffelin) Coords, 94, died Dec. 18, 2011, at her daughter’s home in Sharon, surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Deane M. Coords.Priscilla was born May 14, 1917, in New York City, the daughter of the late Alfred Eric Todd and Barbara Schieffelin Nunn. She attended the Nightingale-Bamford School, the Todd-Hunter School and later the Katherine Gibbs School in New York City. Following graduation, she worked at First National City Bank, where she met Deane. They were married in June 1941 and lived in New York City until 1968, when they moved permanently to their summer home in Warren.Priscilla served as Warren town treasurer from 1969 to 1977, Warren tax collector from 1977 to 1981 and Warren town clerk from 1969 to 1981. She was a member of the Colonial Lords of the Mannor, Colonial Dames of America and the Daughters of the American Revolution. In recent years she joined the Prime Timers of Warren and volunteered at the Housatonic Valley Association.Priscilla is survived by her daughter, Barbara Coords, and her longtime companion, Neil Jordan; her son, Schuyler Coords, and his wife, Kathleen; her two granddaughters, Elizabeth Coords and Kristin Favaloro and her husband, Michael; and two great-grandsons, Nicholas and Christopher Favaloro.A memorial service was held at the Warren Congregational Church on Dec. 29. Burial was private at the Warren Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the VNA Northwest, Inc., 607 Bantam Road, Unit F, Bantam, CT 06750, the Warren Volunteer Fire Company, 11 Sackett Hill Road, Warren, CT 06754, or the Sharon Volunteer Ambulance, PO Box 357, Sharon, CT 06069. The Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon has charge of the arrangements.