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Mary L. “Merch” Coyle, 89, Reading, died Sept. 14 at 1:50 a.m. in Reading Hospital, where she had been a patient six weeks. Her husband, Daniel J. Coyle, died in 1979. Born in Five Points, Schuylkill County, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Clara (Streranko) Lazarchick. Coyle was employed for more than 30 years as a seamstress by the R&K Knitting Mill, Reading, until her retirement. Surviving are two daughters, Mary Jane H. (Coyle) Lubbeke, West Reading, and Joan A. (Coyle) Duhan, Reading, with whom she resided. Other survivors include two sisters, Helen (Lazarchick) Savitsky, Port Carbon, Schuylkill County, and Eva (Lazarchick) Reifsnyder, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County. There are also four grandsons and a stepgranddaughter. She was predeceased by a son, Jack J. Coyle, in 1987. Services will be private. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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