William E. Coffey, Jr.

William (Eddie) Coffey, Jr., 86, of Leonardo, NJ, passed away peacefully at home on January 3, 2019. He was born in Staten Island, NY and lived in Leonardo for 48 years. Eddie proudly served his country in the US Army. He was a self employed builder for Eddie Coffey and Sons for over 45 years before retiring in 1987. Eddie was a member of the American Legion, Post 338 Leonardo. He was an avid fisherman, and loved Westerns. Above all things he loved his family. 

Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, William (Eddie) and Laura Coffey III; two daughters and sons-in-law, Denise and Brian Riley, Elizabeth and Jim Milford; grandchildren, Sean Coffey, Joseph Riley, William E . Coffey, IV, Blake Aliprantis, Michael J. Coffey, Samantha Gleason, Christopher Coffey, Teisha Heltzman, Thomas Hardy, Michael, Daniel, and Jamie Milford, and 16 great-grandchildren. 

Eddie was preceded in death by his wife, Carmella; and his son, Joseph Coffey. 

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2019, from 3-7 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. Funeral services are scheduled during the visitation at the funeral home.

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