David A. Coffey - October 3, 2018

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 COLONIE – David A. Coffey, 65, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018.  David lived in Cudjoe Key, Florida for the last 11 years, in Selkirk for 23 years and recently moved back home to Colonie.  He was the son of the late George I and Rose Coffey.

     David had worked as a dispatcher for Duffy’s Taxi in Albany and retired after 11 years with Sugarloaf Lodge in Florida.  He loved the people and the way of life in the Key’s.  David enjoyed fishing and was an avid NY Yankee and Giants fan.  He was a beloved youth baseball coach with the HV Little League and cherished every minute coaching his team.  He was loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

     Survivors include his wife, Nancy Richter Coffey; son, David (Rebecca); grandchildren, Anna, Ryan and Adam; sister, Helen (Lou) Zanello; sister-in-law, Miriam Coffey; and many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.  David was predeceased by his brothers, George II and Jim.

     Funeral services will be held 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 10th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service starting at 5 P.M.  In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider a donation in memory of David to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Room 2700, New York, NY 10006