Diocese of Rockville Centre

Diocesan News


Funeral Arrangements:
Monsignor James F. Coffey

Date of Death:        October 8, 2007

Funeral Home:       Frederick J. Chapey & Sons Funeral Home
                               1225 Montauk Highway
                               West Islip , New York  11795
                               Phone: 631-661-5644

                               Fax: 631-661-5672

                               Contact: John

Wake:      Wednesday, October 10, 2007 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM; 7:00 PM - 9:00PM                    Thursday, October 11, 2007 2:00 PM-5:00 PM

                               Msgr. Purick Hall
                               Church of Saint Patrick
                               Nine North Clinton Avenue
                               Bay Shore, New York 11706
                               Phone:    631-665-4911

Transferral Mass:   Thursday, October 11, 2007        7:30 PM              
                                Church of Saint Patrick
                                Nine North Clinton Avenue
                                Bay Shore, New York  11706
                                Phone: 631-665-4911


Presider:                 Reverend Steven J. Peterson
Homilist:                  Reverend Joseph M. Schlafer

Funeral Mass:         Friday, October 12, 2007    11:00 AM
                                Church of Saint Patrick
                                Nine North Clinton Avenue
                                Bay Shore, New York  11706
                                Phone: 631-665-4911

Presider:                 Bishop William Murphy
Homilist:                  Rev. Msgr. John J. Rowan

Cemetery:                Saint Patrick Parish Cemetery, Bay Shore, NY


Curriculum Vitae
Monsignor James F. Coffey

Birth:                 August 21, 1908
                          Brooklyn, New York 

Education:         Cathedral College
                          Saint Mary’s Seminary
                          North American College

Ordination:        February 28, 1931


08/19/31             Saint Andrew, Flushing; Associate Pastor
10/01/31             Saint Patrick, Glen Cove; Associate Pastor
Fall 1933             University of Louvain
10/1/36               Immaculate Conception Seminary; Faculty
10/13/55             Saint Pius X, Plainview; Pastor
12/08/57             Pro-Synodal Judge and Examiner
1958-1963           Rector, St. Pius X Prep Seminary
1963-1973           Rector, Huntington Seminary
04/10/59             Domestic Prelate
06/02/73             Saint Patrick, Bay Shore; Pastor
06/18/83             Retired, Saint Patrick, Bay Shore; Pastor Emeritus
06/25/03             Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood