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Joseph "Pat" Coffey


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Joseph "Pat" Coffey

Keyport - Joseph Coffey, fondly known as "Pat" by his family and friends, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 26, 2018. Pat was born on December 31, 1925 in Newark, where he grew up. Pat and his family moved to Union Beach and later, relocated to Matawan to raise their family. In 1998, he settled in Keyport. Pat retired from I.F.F. in Union Beach as an Electrical Supervisor after 35 years of service. He was a parishioner of St. Clement Church and a member of their Holy Name Society. He was a Volunteer Firefighter for the Freneau Fire Co. and Union Beach Fire Co. #1. Pat was also a member of the Hazlet and Keyport Senior Club and the American Legion Post #321 in Union Beach. Pat was a proud U.S. Navy Veteran, having served our country during WWII.

He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Eleanor (Siebert) Coffey, his devoted wife, Marjorie (Smalley) Coffey, his beloved daughter, Barbara Zewecke, and his cherished grandson, Joseph Blanco. Pat is survived by his loving children, Ellen Roberts and her husband, Michael, Lloyd Coffey and his wife, Ellen, and Mary Brandow and her husband, Patrick, his cherished grandchildren, Michelle Buchanan and her husband, Dan, Kevin Roberts and his wife, Kerri, Dana Pawlak and her husband, Danny Canales, John Blanco, Bill and Chris Brandow, his adored great grandchildren, Kayla Buchanan, Mackenzie Roberts, and Mason Polchlopek, and his long-time companion of 20 years, Grace Schaufler. Pat will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Monday, April 2nd from 4 to 9PM and Tuesday, April 3rd from 8:30 to 9:15 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Hwy/Rt 35 N, Hazlet. Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, April 3rd, 10AM, St. Clement Roman Catholic Church, Matawan. Entombment, St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum, Keyport. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Disabled American Veteran's, www.dav.org, would be greatly appreciated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 1, 2018
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