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Joseph T. Coggins Jr.

Joseph T. Coggins Jr. Obituary

Joseph T. Coggins Jr., Scranton, died unexpectedly Friday at home.

Born and raised in the Hill Section of Scranton, Joe was the son of the late Joseph T. Sr. and Mary Pusateri Coggins. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School, class of 1973, where he lettered in football. He was the owner and operator of J. T. Coggins Roofing Co. for many years. Joe was known as one of the best roofers in the area.

Joe's passion was football. He coached for many years the South Scranton Indians junior football, teaching the children the skills and love of the sport. Joe also was an avid fan of the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame football for all his life.

Surviving are three sisters, Kathleen Coggins and companion, Ralph Aluni; Mary Ann Novajosky and husband, George; and Joanne Coggins Williams; and a brother, Thomas Coggins, all of Scranton; nieces, nephews, cousins and uncles.

He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Jack Williams.

Due to COVID-19, the funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. Inurnment, Cathedral Cemetery.

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