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Laurence B. Coffey Jr, 91, of Woodstock, IL passed away January 31, 2023. Laurence was born June 19, 1931 in Chicago, IL to the late Laurence and Mildred (nee Golden) Coffey.
Laurence was a 1950 high school graduate from St. George High School in Evanston. After graduation he enlisted in the US Navy for four years. After leaving the US Navy he became a Chicago Police Officer from 1956- 1962. He then became a Detective until his retirement in 1988.
Laurence is survived by his children; Laurence (Patricia) Coffey III, Joan (Kelly) Yunker, Patrick (Sarah) Coffey, Kevin (Carol) Coffey, Nora (Late husband Robert) O’Donovan, Tim (Joyce) Coffey, John (Audrey) Coffey, and Michael (Susan) Coffey; 21 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, siblings; Maureen (James) Doessel, and David (Kay) Coffey, dear friend; Mary “Tess” Jackson, John Burzinski; and Ted Thomas; cousins, Noreen (Jim) Perrone, Jean Golden, Deborah (Daved Kendle) Golden, and Patricia (Steven Grunyk) Golden; and many additional beloved family and friends.
Preceded in death by his cousins, Edward Gorman and Howard Strong Jr.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation to a charity of your choice.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 9:30am till the time of Mass at 11am at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church 33 S. Buesching Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047.