Francis A. Coll Jr.

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Francis A. Coll Jr. Obituary
Francis A. "Frankie" Coll, Jr. Francis A. "Frankie" Coll, Jr. died suddenly but peacefully at his beach home in Delaware on September 20, 2013. He was born August 16, 1946, one of eight children born to the late Dorothy and Francis Coll of Manoa, PA. Francis graduated from the Augustinian Academy in Staten Island, NY. He served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He retired from the United States Post Office after 30 years of service. On December 8, 2007, he married the love of his life, Mary Black. Together they purchased their dream beach house in Long Neck, Delaware where Frank enjoyed fishing, boating, reading, watching the history channel and his crime scene shows. Frank cherished his family and friends and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors: Beloved husband of Mary (nee Black) Coll; loving father of Marie (Gary), Francis, Meghan (Shane), Shaun, Zachary (Christine), Christian, and Emily. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Viewing: Wednesday, 9:30AM in St. Eugene Church, 200 S. Oak Ave., Primos, PA 19018. Funeral Mass: Wednesday, 11AM, St. Eugene Church. Burial: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery In lieu of flowers: Donations in his memory may be sent to American Legion Oak Orchard Post 28, 31768 Legion Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966. Arrangements: O'Leary Funeral Home.

Published in Daily Times on Sept. 24, 2013
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