PEARL RIVER, N.Y. -- Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame inductee Michael Coffey of Pearl River died suddenly on Thursday, April 21. He was 27.
He worked as an Assistant Sports Information Director and Assistant Men's Basketball Coach for Dominican College in Blauvelt. He received the Hall of Fame’s Joe Holland Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lanks Pirate of the Year Award for contributions to Pearl River’s sports programs.
He graduated Pearl River High School in 2006 and Dominican College in 2010. He earned a Masters Degree in Sports Management from Southern New Hampshire University in 2012.
He is survived by his parents, Gerianne and Michael; sister, Michele and brother, Matthew; maternal grandmother, Mary Theresa Lyons; paternal grandparents, Tom and Ruth Coffey and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is predeceased by his maternal grandfather, James Lyons.
A funeral mass is scheduled 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Aedan's Roman Catholic Church in Pearl River.