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Frederick Norman Coffey

Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Frederick Norman Coffey, 71, of Old Town, Fla., formerly of Greene County, passed away Aug. 17 at Haven Hospice in Chiefland, Fla.

He was the son of Gentry and Louise Coffey.

He served in the U.S. Navy for 15 years as a machinist mate and deep sea diver. After he left the Navy, he worked at the Naval ammo depot at NSWC Crane for eight years. He then worked as a carpenter in Florida until retiring in 1996.

He was a member of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Coffey, Old Town, Fla.; step-children Claudia Wright and husband, Mike, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Daniel and his wife, Barbara LeDue, of Wellsville, N.Y.; Evelyn LeDue, of Atlantic Beach, Fla.; Michael and his wife Candice LeDue, of Rochester, N.Y.; and Linda and her husband, Michael Geary, of Atlantic Beach, Fla.; sister, Marilyn Flick and her husband, Larry, of French Lick; brothers, David Coffey, of Middlesburg, Fla.; Bob and his wife, Sharon Coffey, of Switz City; Mike and his wife, Judy Coffey, of Mitchell; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Kathleen Smith and Betty Henson.

A memorial service will be at noon Saturday at the Owensburg Baptist Church with a pitch-in meal to follow.

Burial will be in Owensburg Cemetery.