William J. 'Corpy' Coyne, 72, of Pittston, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Born on Dec. 22, 1940, he was a son of the late William and Genevieve McGarry Coyne.
He was a graduate of Pittston High School and served in the U.S. Army.
Prior to retirement, Corpy worked for the Pittston Housing Authority in the maintenance department for 46 years.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.
Corpy was an avid walker and attended the Pittston YMCA daily. He loved Notre Dame football and the Philadelphia Phillies.
He was a devoted and loving brother, uncle, godfather, cousin and friend. He will be truly missed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Coyne.
Surviving are his sister, Mary Jane Nelson, Pittston; four nephews, George Nelson, Robert Nelson, John Coyne and Michael Coyne; his godson, Johnny Ozark Jr.; his dear friend, Andrea, and her daughter, Kelly.
Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Monday from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader on June 15, 2013