John Coyle Obituary

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John Joseph Coyle Jr.

January 16, 1925 - August 11, 2014
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1925 - 2014 John "Jack" Joseph Coyle passed away on August 11, 2014, in Carson City, Nevada. He was 89 years old. He was born in Alhambra, California to John J. Coyle and Mary A. Mulcahy. He graduated from Alhambra High School and attended both LA Valley College and Glendale College. He entered the Navy at age 17 to defend our Country during World War II. During World War II he served as a Machinist Mate, Second Class. In 1943 he married Rosemary Whitney. Jack became a Burbank Police Officer in 1952 and retired as a Detective in 1977. He was a 32nd Degree Mason in the Burbank Lodge and a Member of the Scottish Rite. In...
1925 - 2014

John "Jack" Joseph Coyle passed away on August 11, 2014, in Carson City, Nevada. He was 89 years old. He was born in Alhambra, California to John J. Coyle and Mary A. Mulcahy. He graduated from Alhambra High School and attended both LA Valley College and Glendale College.
He entered the Navy at age 17 to defend our Country during World War II. During World War II he served as a Machinist Mate, Second Class. In 1943 he married Rosemary Whitney.
Jack became a Burbank Police Officer in 1952 and retired as a Detective in 1977. He was a 32nd Degree Mason in the Burbank Lodge and a Member of the Scottish Rite. In 1984 he served as a Worthy Patron for the Glendale Order of the Eastern Star.

Jack was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his three children: Nancy Blackmer; John Coyle (wife, Cathy) and Peggy Walker. He is also survived by his six grandchildren: Toby Howland (Tarrie); Steven Blackmer (Marna); Clint Coyle (Trish); Trina Blackmer Burke (Mike); Travis Coyle (Melissa) and Christy Howland. He had twelve great grandchildren.

Jack was the ultimate story teller and had a contagious laugh. He will be remembered for his keen sense of humor, devotion to family and caring heart. He had a special way of endearing himself to all who knew him. He will be greatly missed.

Services will be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:30 am at the Valley Funeral Home in Burbank at 2121 W. Burbank Blvd. A reception will follow at 1 pm at the Burbank Elks Lodge at: 2332 N. Hollywood Way.

Interment will be private on August 22, 2014, at Oakwood Cemetery.

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