Joseph Coen
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Obituary of Joseph Patrick Coen

Joseph Patrick Coen, 81 - Joseph P. Coen of Cedar Grove formerly of West Orange died on Monday November 8, 2010 at his home. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday November 11, 2010 at The Dangler Funeral Home of West Orange 340 Main Street at 8:30 AM then to Our Lady of Lourdes Church for the Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover. Visiting will be Wednesday 3-7 PM. Letters of condolence may be posted at danglerfuneralhome.com. Mr. Coen was born in Orange and raised in West Orange moving to Cedar Grove 55 years ago. He was an Essex County Corrections Officer in Caldwell for 25 years retiring as Captain. Mr. Coen served in the United States Army from 1951-1953. While in the service he was awarded the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, the Distinguished Service Medal, the National Defense Medal and the United Nations Service Medal. Mr. Coen was a member of the VFW Cedar Grove Post 6255, and the Essex County Corrections Superiors Officers Fraternal Order of Police Local # 106. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Memorial and Honor Program-F St Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis TN 38105-1905 and Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center 95 Old Short Hills Road, 1st Fl West Orange, NJ 07052 Mr. Coen was the beloved husband of Patricia Coen (nee Di Sturco). Devoted father of Kathleen Tarlowe, Joseph A., Eileen Abromitis, Thomas, Patricia Philipbar, John, and Joanne Mauriello. Loving brother of Joan Spina, Patricia Mueller, Paul and the late Robert. Cherished grandfather of 10.
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