James Coyne

Obituary of James E. Coyne

James E. Coyne Of Allison Park on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, age 91. Beloved husband of Gretchen M. Coyne and the late Joan Lanahan Coyne; father of Judy A. Clark (Jon), James E. Coyne, Jr. (Meilian), Daniel L. Coyne, and the late Patrick M. Coyne; grandfather of Brian James, Sean David, and Kevin Michael Clark (Kelly Carey), and Cathleen and Kimberly Coyne; brother of the late Theresa Synder, Patrick Coyne, Regis Coyne, Anne Mack, Regina Young and Bernie Coyne; also survived by nieces and nephews. Jim grew up in Oakland and graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1948. He was in the graduating class of 1951 at Duquesne University, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Phi Fraternity. In 1961 he graduated from Duquesne Law School. Jim was a prominent attorney in Pittsburgh for over 30 years. He was a US Magistrate for two years in the 1970’s and was a Captain in the US Army following the Korean War. Jim enjoyed trips to Europe, US resort areas and European River Cruises. Some of his favorite trips were to Ireland to visit his relatives. He loved Irish music, Irish football and Guinness. His favorite movie was “The Quiet Man.” He was a Pittsburgh Steelers ticket holder since 1972. He loved family get togethers, and his children and grandchildren were very dear to him. Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Sunday, 3-7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, St. Ursula Church on Monday at 10 am. THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND, PLEASE GATHER AT THE CHURCH. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Jim’s name to Central Catholic High School. Condolences may be left at www.mccabebrothers.com