American Veteran 04

John Leo Coskie

August 25, 1931 ~ April 4, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

It is with a sadden heart that we announce the passing of John Leo Coskie of Spring Hill FL., formerly of Massapequa, L.I. N.Y. on April 4, 2022. He was 90. 
 
John was born on August 25,1931. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Margaret Mary, his daughter, Patricia Coskie-Russo and only sibling, Edward Coskie. 
 
John joined the Air Force in 1951 during the Korean War. After an honorary discharge,  he worked at Western Electric, a division of the New York Telephone Company.  
 
Upon  retirement, he and his wife moved to Florida. John enjoyed dancing and dining with Margaret at the Knights of Columbus hall every Friday night. He also enjoyed scrapbooking of actresses, actors and other famous people of his lifetime. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. John was an avid movie viewer of all Clint Eastwood's movies.
 
John will be greatly missed, but forever in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in his name to the Altzimers  Research and Prevention Foundation. Alzfdn.org or any Veterans organization
 
ARRANGEMENTS BY
MERRITT FUNERAL HOME
SPRING HILL, FLORIDA
(352) 686-6649
"Family Owned and Operated"
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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 12, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Merritt Funeral Home - Spring Hill Chapel
4095 Mariner Boulevard
Spring Hill, Florida 34609

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 13, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Theresa Catholic Church
1107 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, Florida 34606

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
April 13, 2022

Florida National Cemetery
6502 S.W. 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida 33513

Donations

Alzheimer's Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
4108 Lamson Avenue, Spring Hill FL 34608
Web: http://www.alz.org

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