Stephanie Ann "Ganen" Coull

Stephanie Ann “Ganem” Coull, referred to as Penny, 75, of Plymouth, passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, May 12. Born on February 10, 1949, in Boston to Julia “Senna” Ganem and George Ganem, she was the oldest of three, followed by her late siblings, sister Christine Maki and brother George Ganem. She was the beloved wife to Dennis S. Coull for 54 loving years, and selfless mother to Dennis M. Coull, Cara Coull-McKay, and Kristina Coull-Youch. She will be remembered as the most adored Nana to grandchildren Scott Coull, Maddyson McKay, Alyssa McKay, Ava McKay, Antonio Youch, Adrianna Youch, Troy Youch, Jaxton Youch, and Brittany Parker, Courtney Parker, and Madyson Parker. She will be further remembered by her great grandchildren Finnegan Coull and Quintin Coull. She was the loving auntie of niece Ann Marie Murphy and her two daughters, Jordan and Kirsten Murphy, as well as to nephews Christian Ganem, Steven Ganem, and niece Alexandra Ganem.

She will be greatly missed by all, including the spouses of her children Adam McKay, husband to Cara Coull-McKay, and Douglas Youch husband to Kristina Coull-Youch, as well as wife Leigh Coull, and grandson Scott Coull.

She was woman of many talents leading her to succeed in all jobs she had. She worked part time at the Braintree Rehab for 14 years while caring for her family, until finally retiring to focus her talents and energy into her family full-time. She was able to use her love to grow not only her family, but her impressive gardens. She put love into all her meals, filling the family with love inside and out. Hours upon hours were spent in the kitchen, not only for large holiday meals, but every day she always had a new special “Penny” twist while cooking. All her time and energy were spent pouring her love into everything she did, whether it be parenting, gardening, cooking, or crafting. She was a true mother to all, including nature, speaking so gently and lovingly to her plants and watching them flourish. She did the same with people and saw them flourish as well.

She always knew what to say when someone was down and never complained during any of her many battles. She truly put only positive energy into the earth and impacted all things she encountered. Her positive energy will live on forever in her family and in her beautiful gardens.

A visitation will be held at the Cartmell-Davis Life Celebration Funeral Home, 619 State Rd., Plymouth, on Wednesday, May 15, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A service will take place the following day in the funeral home at 10 a.m.

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