Edward Coyne

Edward J. Coyne Sr.

Monday, May 23rd, 1938 - Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Edward J. Coyne Sr., 81, a resident of Carpenter Hill Rd, died peacefully Wednesday May 6, 2020 at his home in Pownal VT.

He was born in Bennington, VT May 23, 1938, son of the late William and Eleanor (Mathers) Coyne. He received is education in Bennington and then enlisted in the National Guard. He then joined the rural fire department before becoming a Bennington Police Officer. He also spent time working for the local Sherriff Department and bulldozing for Burgess Brothers.

He was a gentle soul who loved his children and his pets. He loved fishing, watching birds and NASCAR.

He leaves his loving wife June and three siblings; Ralph of Pownal, Thomas of Shaftsbury and sister Kathy Brown of Randlett, OK. He also leaves 11 children; Cheri Noble of Spring Hill, FL, Lynn Potter (Theodore) of Florida, Donna Russell of Anniston, AL, Edward Jr. (Cindy) of Pownal, Carlton (Tammy) of Bennington, Tim Hall (Michelle) of Derry, NH, Sean Smilie (Diane) of Warrensburg, NY, Brooke Nelson (Mark) of Felton, PA, Kelly Smilie of Londonderry, NH, Robin Smilie of Westhampton, MA, and Erik Jones of West Springfield MA. He also leaves many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by 7 siblings; Helena, Mary, Milton, John, Gertrude, Stephen and Greg.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Posted at 10:22pm
Always thinking of you. We love you so much!! Love, Samantha, Mike, Ellie & Caleb
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phyllis cornell

Posted at 09:13am
our deepest condolences to the Coyne family .Ed was a dear friend
from childhood up through the years .may he RIP
Pete and Phyllis Cornell

Dan Wirasnik

Posted at 12:11pm
Our condolences to Eddie Joe and Eds Family. So sorry for your loss.
Dan & Sandra Wirasnik

Beverly Moore Marcoux

Posted at 05:32pm
Dear June, Kathy & All the Coyne Family. I so sorry to learn of your loss. I only knew Eddy from childhood but he seems to have been a loving & loved man. Please accept the condolences of all the Moores who grew up with all the Coynes
Beverly Moore Marcoux

John Zink

Posted at 06:37pm
The world is a poorer place with the loss of our brother, Ed. He was always happy to lend a hand, share his knowledge and good humor with all around him. Rest In Peace, brother!

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