John P. Coyle Sr.

John P. Coyle Sr., 64, of Olyphant, died Tuesday at home.

Born in Kilsyth, Scotland, he was the son of the late Hugh and Rita O'Neill Coyle and a graduate of the Scranton School District. He was a veteran of the Army, having served during the Korean War. Before retirement, he was a salesman for the automobile industry.

He was an avid fly fisherman of the Delaware River in Hancock, N.Y., and he enjoyed trips to Atlantic City. He was a Philadelphia Eagles fan and enjoyed taking walks with his dog, Bo.

Surviving are two sons, John P. and wife, Deborah Coyle, Scranton; and Robert J. and wife, Kimberly Coyle, Taylor; a brother, James "Bambi" Coyle, Scranton; two sisters, Maureen Coyle, Scranton; and Betty and husband, Paul DelRosario, Dunmore; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael Coyle.

Private funeral services will be conducted Monday from the Albert P. O'Donnell Funeral Home, 2025 Green Ridge St., Dunmore.

To offer an online condolence, visit odonnellfuneral.com.

Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 25, 2013