Email from: Bernard Nevile
Sent: 2/5/2013

Subject: Robert Coyle, House's Kid,TZHS, Korea....


Robert Coyle, decorated Korean Army Vet and POW; Baseball Coach

COYLE, ROBERT A.

On November 29, 2007, a 44 year resident of Collingswood, NJ.  Age 75 years. Beloved husband of 53 years to Eleanor Coyle (Nee-Thomson). Dear father of Martha (Joseph) Massimo of Palm Harbor, FL, Theresa (Steven) Daroszewski of Audubon, NJ, Robert (Dawn), Jr. of Marlton, NJ,Thomas (Darlene) of Spanish Fort, AL and James (Cheryl) of Howell, NJ. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, a sister, Eileen Deely and brother, John Coyle, Jr., both of NY. Born in New York and orphaned at a young age, Bob was raised at St. Agnes Home for Boys in Sparkill, NY. He was a graduate of Tappan Zee High School with a full academic scholarship.

Bob was a decorated Korean Conflict U.S. Army veteran and POW, where he served as Sergeant (T) and member of the 'Triple Nickel', the 555th Regiment Combat Team. He was also a former Senior Vice-Commander of VFW Post #1958, Haddon Heights.

Bob received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Temple Univ. and worked at Glaxo-Smith Kline Labs in Philadelphia as a pharmaceutical chemist for 37 years.z

Bob was a former Little League and Babe Ruth coach, an avid photographer, videographer and self-taught computer 'expert'. He loved music, dancing and traveling with the Haddon Heights Socialites. He was especially proud of his Irish heritage, locating and visiting family in Ireland.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation Saturday 10 to 11 AM at the Church of St. John, Park & Lees Ave., Collingswood, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM. Interment Military Garden of Honor, Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, NJ.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the charity of your choice.  Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE    FUNERAL HOME, Collingswood, NJ.

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