Jean A. (Link) Coyle, 81, of Lost Creek, passed away peacefully Saturday evening at her residence with her family by her side.
Born in Manhattan, New York, April 21, 1937, she was a daughter of the late William and Helen (Medlinsky) Link.
She was a 1954 graduate of the former West Mahanoy Township High School, Shenandoah Heights.
Earlier, Jean was employed in the local garment industry having worked at the former Martin Shirt Factory and Villa Fashions, both of Shenandoah. She later retired from Harbor Electronics, Hazleton.
She was a member of the former St. Mary Magdalene Church, Lost Creek. Jean enjoyed gardening and trips she made to the casinos and family vacations to the beach. She was an avid Shenandoah Blue Devils, Penn State and Miami Dolphins fan. But above all, she most treasured the time spent with her family and friends especially gatherings on her front porch.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, John R. Coyle, 1990; her daughter, Denise Coyle Skaudis; and her brother, Joseph “Greb” Link.
Surviving are two sons, John J. Coyle, Lost Creek, and William J. “Bumper” Coyle and his wife, Cindy, Lost Creek; her daughter, Cathy Woodson and her husband, Scott, Glen Burnie, Md.; six grandchildren, Justin, Jessica, Billy, Joseph, Vanessa and Stephanie; two great-grandchildren, Bradley and Araya; one brother, William “Pearly” Link and his wife, Mary, Duncannon; one sister, Rosemary Eikszta and her husband, Stanley, Ellenville, N.Y.; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Religious services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian will officiate. A visitation will be held from 9 until 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.