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Obituary: Daniel J. Coakley
Published in December 2019
Daniel J. Coakley of Gloucester formerly of Newton, passed away December 22, 2019. Son of the late Daniel and Irene Coakley, he is survived by his wife Patricia Simmons, son Jacob Mixon of Framingham, and sister Margo Coakley of Auburndale. Also survived by stepson Gregory Campbell and grandchildren Mackenzie, Scarlette, Kyle and Gisele. Predeceased by his brother Mark Coakley and stepchildren Taylor and Kyle Campbell.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, December 27 at 10:30 AM in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St. Newton, followed by interment in Newton Cemetery. An hour of visitation will be held in the Church, immediately prior to the Mass from 9:30-10:30AM. Mr. Coakley served on the Newton Police Department for 16 years and served as a member of the US Secret Service for 4 years under the Regan administration. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Compassionate Care ALS, PO Box 1052 West Falmouth, MA 02574.
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