Easton Express, Tuesday, August 8, 1961, Page 1
Louis Coyle, 59, Insurance Man, Musician, Dies
Stricken While Fishing AT Saylor's Lake; Active in Masons
Louise Henry Coyle, Wilson Musician and life insurance agent,
died of a heart attack yesterday while fishing at Saylor's
Lake, Saylorsburg. He was 59.
Mr. Coyle's home was at 2026 Hay Ter. He was district office
agen for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
Acoordi9ng to his longtime fishing partner Fred A. Butler,
70, of 1711 Northampton St., Mr. Coyle Callapsed while cleaning
a large bas he had just caught.
The tow men were in a rowboat achored about 100 years offshore.
Butler shouted to some swimmers nearby for aid in beaching
the rowboat, meanwile easing his frond to the bottom of th
Mr Coyle had complained earlier in the day of not feeling
He was prounounced dead at the scene by Dr. Maurice Josell,
New York City, who is vactioning at the resort: Monroe County
Coroner Daniel G. Warner said a heart attack was the cause
Mr. Coyle was employed for 29 years bythe Mteropolitan Life
Insurance Co. He previously was employed as a saleman for
metropolitan Edison Co.
An accomplished viloinist, he played in the Easton Symphony
Orchestra, and was a member of the former State Theater pit
orchestra. He also taught viloin.
He was born March 19, 1902, in Easton, a son of the late
John W. and Harriet E. Henninger Coyle. Except for a few
years he lived all his life in the Easton area.
He was marrid to the former Louise B. Bellis. The would
have observed their 30th wedding anniversary today.
Mr. Coyle was amember of good Shepherd Lutheran Church,
Wilson, and was a member of church council.
A Scottish Rite and 32nd Degree mason, he was a member of
Easton Lodge 152, F&AM, and Lehigh Consistory. He was
also a member of the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical
Society: Pennsylvania Society, Sons of the Revolution: the
Warren County Rod and Gun Club, and the Veterans Association
of the Easton District of the Metropolitan Life Insurance
Surviving beside his widow are four daughters,
and eight grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thrusday in the Fisher
Funeral Home. Wilson.