May 3, 2014
James V. "J.C." Coyle, 70, of Shenandoah, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon at his residence with his family at his side.
Born in Shenandoah, he was a son of the late Margaret P. Coyle.
He had been employed in the housekeeping department of Rest Haven nursing home, Schuylkill Haven, until his retirement.
He was a member of Annunciation BVM Roman Catholic Church, Shenandoah.
In addition to his mother, who died in 1984, he was preceded in death by a stepson, Anthony Lawson, in 1993.
Jim is survived by his wife of 31 years, the former Janet Lawson; his granddaughter, who had resided with him, Desiree Alsvan, now of Girardville; his sons, Sean and his wife, Jessica Coyle, Schuylkill Haven, James Jr. and his wife, Barbara Coyle, Somerset; stepsons, Allan and his wife, Julia Lawson, Carbondale and John and his wife, Maureen Alsvan, Gilbert, Arizona; his daughter, Theresa Conapitski, Lost Creek; his grandchildren, Nicholas, Tyler, Mirah, Mikayla, Cora, Sarah, Eddie, Sean and Molly.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Annunciation BVM Roman Catholic Church, Shenandoah, with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, pastor, as the celebrant. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass on Wednesday. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Sign the guest book, leave personal condolences and for further information, please visit www.thomasmsullivanfuneralhome.com
. Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, Frackville, is in charge of arrangements.