Joseph W. Coyne Sr., age 62, of Audubon, New Jersey passed away on June 22nd, 2021. He was the devoted husband of Eileen Coyne for 34 years, the loving father of Joseph (Robin), Jenna, and Kathleen and the loving grandfather of Oliver and Ansel. Beloved cat-grandfather to Blottie and Dottie. Brother of Margaret Harkins (Joseph), Francis (Helen), Robert (the late Lorraine), the late Sarah Smith (Robert), Kathleen, Julia Regan, Martin (Elizabeth), Charles (the late Coleen) and John. Also survived by his father-in-law, Joseph Gentile (the late Lena), sister-in-law, Joanne Gentile, brother-in-law, Rocco Gentile and many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and countless friends. Predeceased by his parents, Frank and Sally Coyne.
Joe was born in Philadelphia, and the city always held a special place in his heart. He worked as a union carpenter of Philadelphia Local #158 for 32 years. He worked for and then became co-owner of Russ Kelly & Associates for 19 years.
Joe loved going down the shore (despite never going on the beach) first to Sea Isle with his friends and family and later to Ocean City where he and Eileen purchased a home.
Joe loved sports. He played in various softball, golf and horseshoe leagues throughout his life. Joe was an inductee into the Audubon Little League Hall of Fame, and was a loved coach and umpire for many years.
Joe’s priority in life was that everyone was always taken care of and having a good time no matter the circumstances. He was a constant source of support for anyone who knew him.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing Friday 6 to 9 PM and Saturday 9 to 10:30 AM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM from St. Rose of Lima Church, 300 E. Kings Hwy., Haddon Heights, NJ. Interment New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ.