Charles Chuck M. Coyne, 80, of Rockport, passed away quietly on Friday evening, September 27, 2013 at his home in Rockport. Chucks be-loved wife of 49 years, Joan P. (Scipione) Coyne, passed in 2012. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on June 12, 1933, the son of the late Marcus and Margaret (Butler) Coyne. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and from Duquesne University, both in Pittsburgh. Chuck also completed graduate work at Brown University. He enlisted and proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War as a military policeman. Chuck pursued his career working as an auditor in Washington D.C. There he met the love of his life, Joan. They soon married and had two sons; happily raising them in Hingham while spending summers in Rockport. Chuck enjoyed a long and successful career in banking and he became the President of Mutual Advisory Corp. in Braintree. After his retirement, Chuck and Joan worked together at her company, Hingham Real Estate; dividing their time fairly evenly between golf and work. Later in life, they moved to White Cliffs in Plymouth where they could devote themselves full time to golf. Chuck was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who thoroughly enjoyed all of his family and friends. In his younger years, he could be found coaching his sons youth baseball teams, and volunteering for numerous charities. Grampy Chuck delighted in attending his grandchildrens athletic and theatrical events as well as spending time at home with the kids. He and Joan vacationed every winter in Naples, FL. He will be missed by his children, grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He is survived by his two sons, David Coyne and his wife, Emily, and Christopher Coyne; his grandchildren, Charlie, Grace, Shannon, Clare and Kathryn Coyne, all of Rockport; his sister, Marge and her husband Ronald Gasbarro of Pittsburgh, PA; his brother, William Coyne and his wife, Cathy of Brielle, NJ. He was predeceased by his sisters, Audrey Lohstoeter, Grace Coyne and his brother, Jack Coyne. Services and burial will be private. Visiting hours in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester, will be held Thursday, October 3, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. Family and friends are cordially invited. Online condolences may be given at: www.burgessandmackey.com.
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Greely Funeral Services
212 Washington Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Oct. 1, 2013