YOUNGSTOWN – James M. “Jim” Coffey Jr., 92, formerly of Warren, Ohio passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Park Vista of Youngstown, Ohio.
Jim was born June 3, 1921, the son of James M. and Nona B. Coffey Sr.
James came to the Brookfield area in 1962 and the Howland, Ohio area in 1995.
He retired in 1982, after 43 years, from Sharon Steel as the Director of Pension and Benefit Planning.
He was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Church.
Jim enjoyed bowling, computers, dancing, playing cards, music and theater plays.
He was avid football fan.
Jim served in U.S. Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his two children, Thomas P. (Betsy) Coffey of Hubbard, Ohio and Linda R. (Paul) Scarmack of Ashville, N.C.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, John G. (Kristen) Coffey of Michigan; and a sister, Ruth Butler of Redford Twp., Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth A Coffey, whom he married June 15, 1946, and passed away Aug. 29, 2006; two sons, Michael Joseph Coffey, and James M. Coffey III; granddaughter, Stacey Scarmack; and a sister, Elizabeth E. “Betty” Coffey.
Family and friends may call Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel in Warren, Ohio.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church.
Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Birmingham, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jim’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 3695 B Boardman Canfield Road, Suite 301, Canfield, OH 44406 or the charity of your choice.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com
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