In Memoriam: Coit Hendley

In Memoriam: Coit Hendley

We’re very saddened by the passing of Mary’s husband, Coit. Herein are our remembrances, in addition to Coit’s formal obituary.

A gathering for household & buddies on Sunday Feb 2nd – please discover particulars beneath.

UPDATE 2/2/20 at 4:20pm: The gathering at Coit’s remembrance and life celebration was completely huge, spanning your complete spectrum of society: household, buddies, colleagues, and seemingly everybody, together with numerous his present and previous highschool  college students. There was additionally a stable displaying from our renyoga neighborhood. The climate was beautiful, turning the occasion into an indoor / outside event. Coit’s life was clearly full of affection and respect, and little doubt that very same spirit and assist will embrace Mary as she navigates life from right here ahead.

We prolong our deepest needs and heartfelt condolences to Mary for the sudden, tragic, and sudden lack of her expensive husband and soulmate, Coit. Mary is a well-loved, integral, and long-standing member of our renyoga neighborhood. Phrases fail to convey what she and her household are going by.

Over time, I had event to satisfy Coit a couple of occasions, and I discovered him to be very congenial and honest – and multi-talented. Actually, anybody Mary selected to accomplice with for all times was certain to be particular. And collectively they raised two great boys (Taylor & Kevin), whom I’ve met and practiced with through the years. They’re each grown and married, and stay right here in Maryland.

Coit and Mary ventured the globe collectively. Right here beneath are a few images from their June 2018 journey to Alaska. It was the month of our Backbend Problem. And in true yoga spirit, they did backbends on each doable floor and foreground throughout the grand state of Alaska!!

Listed below are extra pictures from that journey: Mary & Coit Backends in AK #1, Mary & Coit Backends in AK #2, & Mary & Coit Backends in AK #3.

Coit might develop absolutely anything – a lot of chances are you’ll recall the big inventory of persimmons they shared with all of us a short time again – in addition to many different home-grown goodies through the years.

Our deepest condolences to Mary, her two sons, and the better Hendley household throughout this time. As talked about, there’s a gathering for household and buddies this Sunday Feb 2nd – scroll down for particulars.

Coit Taylor Hendley, III

April 29, 1952 ~ January 29, 2020 (age 67)


Coit Taylor Hendley, III, 67, of Higher Marlboro, Maryland handed away in Higher Marlboro on January 29, 2020. Coit was born on April 29, 1952 in Washington, DC to the late Coit Taylor, Jr. and Barbara Louise Davidson Hendley. Coit had lived in Southern Maryland for over 30 years. He earned a grasp’s diploma and subsequently pursued a profession as an educator educating superior placement chemistry and physics to 10th and 11th grade college students at many excessive colleges together with Previous Mill, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frederick Douglas and most just lately, Elizabeth Seaton. Coit’s accomplishments communicate to a distinguished profession in educating and distinctive devotion not solely to solely the occupation however to his college students. He acquired the next: United Acknowledged Presidential Award for Excellence in Arithmetic and Science Educating; Seimens Award for Superior Placement Educating; The Christa McAuliffe Excellent Educating Award; Washington Submit Excellent Educating Award; Christopher Columbus and United States Chamber of Commerce Award; Prince George’s County Trainer of the Yr and the Maryland Presidential Award for Arithmetic and Science Educating. Coit is survived by his spouse and “greatest pal” of 33 years, Mary; sons, Coit Taylor IV (Rachel Stein) Hendley of Lanham, Maryland and Kevin Patrick (Sally Yan) Hendley of Baltimore, Maryland; brother, Peter (Laurie Moore) Hendley of Iowa Metropolis, Iowa and sisters, Dale (Paul Kelly) Hendley of Hughesville, Maryland and Patricia Moutsos of Vero Seaside, Florida.

Visit Coit’s obituary page.


Sunday, February 2, 2020
12:00 PM to three:00 PM
Romano Winery and Vineyard
15715 Bald Eagle Faculty Highway
Brandywine, MD 20613

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