Edwin S. Coyle

Obituary of Edwin S. Coyle

Edwin S. Coyle, Jr., 75, of Collegeville, PA passed away peacefully on May 21, 2018 at his home.  

He was born in Philadelphia, PA on June 13, 1942, a son of the late Edwin S. and Sybil (Costello) Coyle.

A resident of Skippack for the last 15 years, formerly of Harleysville, PA, he also lived and worked abroad in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands. He earned his bachelor’s degree from La Salle University, later receiving his M.B.A from Saint Joseph’s University. Ed had a long and distinguished career as an executive working in procurement for Unisys for over 25 years and as a Director of Global Procurement with IBM for over a decade. A world traveler with an exuberant love of life that made a lasting impression on everyone he met, Ed had friends across the globe. Most of all, Ed was devoted to his family. He was a member of Saint Eleanor Catholic Church of Collegeville.  


He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Maureen (Fennen) Coyle of Collegeville; sons Ted (& Deborah) Coyle of Villanova, PA, Matthew Coyle of Manhattan, NY, and Jason Coyle of Minneapolis, MN; daughter Kathleen (& Jeroen) Lokerse of The Netherlands; his eight siblings: Chuck, Sybil, Paul, Joan, Jim, Veronica, Mary and Ann; two aunts: Betty Hopkins and Cass Anderson, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He will be fondly remembered by his four grandchildren: Jana, Matthijs, Thomas and Oliver.​


His Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM from St. Eleanor Catholic Church, 647 Locust Street, Collegeville, PA 19426.  Fr. Christopher Moriconi will celebrate the Mass.


Friends may call on Friday morning from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the Church.   


Interment will take place in St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont, PA.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Project HOME, Development Dept., 1515 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130.