Charles D. Coakley

April 14, 1922November 13, 2012

Charles Daniel Coakley, 90 of Danbury CT. loving husband of 54yrs. to the late Hilda (Willis) Coakley, went to be with the Lord on November 13 2012. He was born in Easton Pa on April 14 1922, son of the late Charles B. and Elizabeth Coakley, and late brother Thomas Coakley.

He graduated from Temple University, and then enlisted in the Navy and proudly served his Country as a Navy pilot in WWII. He was recognized by the State of CT. and awarded a medal for his wartime service and sacrifice. He was an accountant for 40 years at the James River Company formally the American Can Co., was an active member, and secretary for the Georgetown Ct. VFW Post 10190. During his retirement Charlie enjoyed golfing, bowling, and boating on Candlewood Lake. He loved celebrating all of the holidays, surrounded by his children and grandchildren, and loved playing the piano and singing for his family.

He was a loving father and grandfather and will greatly be missed by his 5 children Carolyn Barrett of Ridgefield, Peggy Spakowski and husband David of Naugatuck, Kathleen Williamson and husband Gary of Danbury, Charles M. Coakley and wife Lynn of Danbury, and Mary Beltran and husband Edward, of Gold River CA, and 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St. Danbury, Tuesday 5-8pm.Funeral services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Danbury on Wednesday morning at 10 am.Christian burial will follow at Wooster Cemetery. The family would also like to thank the staff of Danbury Health Care for his 4years of dedicated care. Contributions in his memory may be made to the following: VFW Post 10190, P.O. Box 251, West Redding, CT. 06896.


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 20, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Charles D. Coakley

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Barbara Kent

November 20, 2012

Charlie and Family~ I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prays are with you.

Victor Borges

November 20, 2012

So sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family.

Sandra Mota

November 19, 2012

Charlie, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. May he rest in peace. My condolensces to you and your family. I am the daughter of Isabel & Augie Sequeira, who you work with. I also worked with you many years ago.

Karen & Jim Gay

November 19, 2012

Prayers to the whole Family. RIP Mr C

Tom and Kathy Smith

November 19, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers for your entire family.

gisele skidmore

November 19, 2012

Charlie, so sorry to hear of your Dad.Know that our thoughts and prayers our with you and your family.

Jonathan and Gigi Skidmore

Ken & Betty Ballard

November 19, 2012

Charlie, sorry to hear of your Dad.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

sue zaborowski

November 19, 2012

So sorry for your loss, you are in our prayers.
Zaborowski Family

Mike & Lynn Negron

November 19, 2012

Our deepest condolences to the entire Coakley family.

Amanda and Ryan Goulet

November 19, 2012

Thinking of the whole family at this difficult time