Walter Lawrence Coe Jr., Former Roslyn Town Watcher

Coe volunteered in the Roslyn section of Abington.

Credit: Patch
Credit: Patch

Walter Lawrence “Larry” Coe Jr., of Spring House Estates, formerly of Roslyn, died Thursday, Dec. 19. He was 76.

He was the husband of Donna Jean Heller Coe for 50 years.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Walter and Helen C. Pinkerton Coe.

He was a Germantown High School graduate, Class of 1955, and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He was stationed in Japan and honorably discharged in 1962.

Coe volunteered with the Roslyn Town Watch as a patroller from 1977 through 2013 and was a recipient of the Roslyn Town Watch Silent Strength Award and Roslyn Town Watch Town Watcher of the Year award. He also volunteered with the Boy Scouts and the Roslyn Boys’ Club.

He was a longtime member of Abington Presbyterian Church.

Read Coe’s full obituary on the Helweg and Rowland Funeral Home website.

In addition to his wife, Coe is survived by his children, Mary Elizabeth Coe and Peter Heller Coe, both of Morton, Pa.; his sister, Nora Ann Nugent of Cambra, Pa.; and by his brother, Daniel, of Lansdale. 

His funeral service was Saturday at Abington Presbyterian Church; Memorial contributions may be made to March of Dimes, 1019 West 9th Ave, King of Prussia, PA, 19406; or to Pennsylvania SPCA, 350 E. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134.


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