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Eugene Coghlan

May 27, 1937 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Eugene Coghlan Obituary

Gene was born on May 27, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Eugene and Helen (nee Haggerty) Coghlan.

Gene was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was a firefighter with the city of Philadelphia, where he earned the Heroism Award, before going on to start a landscaping business.
He was a member of The Fraternal Order of Eagles, the VFW, American Legion, the Moose Lodge and The Elks.

In retirement Gene enjoyed traveling, stamp collecting, playing cards and a Sambuca or two.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents; his infant son, James Thomas Coghlan; his daughter, Sherry Kikoliashvili; granddaughter, Monique Nicole Grimaldi and sister, Mary Ellen Rinaldi.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Barbara; his children, Jacqueline Denyes, Rose-Ann Coghlan, Mark Coghlan and Eugenia Ciccolone (Joseph); step children, Gregory Hart (Susan) and Wendy Nadjek; his siblings, Margaret Mucha, Thomas Coghlan (Tina), James Coghlan (Rita), Kathleen Crispo (Joseph) and Carol Ann Feliccitti (Louis); as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 11:00 am at Koller Funeral Home, 6835 Ridge Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19128. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory may be made to a veterans organization of donors choice.


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November 4, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Koller Funeral Home
6835 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Memorial Service
November 4, 2023

11:00 AM

Interment following Memorial Service
November 4, 2023

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
3301 W. Cheltenham Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19150


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