hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

May 9, 2013

Michael A. Coito, 51

Haverhill — Michael A. Coito, 51, of Haverhill passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Haverhill on Dec. 22, 1961, son of Marie Birkenstock of Haverhill and the late Thomas P. Coito.

Mike attended Haverhill High School and was an auto mechanic for many years. He was a lovable, caring person with a great sense of humor. He was always willing to help others, especially if it involved working on cars.

Mike will be deeply missed, loved and not forgotten by his wife, Laura (Pike) Coito; his son, Michael Coito Nelson; and his mother, Marie Birkenstock, all of Haverhill; sisters, Debra Reynolds of Dracut, Cathy Migliore of Chichester, N.H., and Barbara Coito of Hillsborough, N.H.; stepdaughters, Kerri Bergeron and Ashlee Pike, both of Haverhill; half-brother, John Coito of Haverhill; and half-sister, Sandra Lahr of Deerfield, N.H.; grandson, Ayden Nelson; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A celebration of Michael’s life will be held on Saturday, June 1, at 1 p.m. at 12 Lorraine Dr., Londonderry, NH. Interment will be private in the Hillside Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. Donations in his memory may be made to Laura Coito, P.O. Box 144, Haverhill, MA 01831. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.