NORTH ATTLEBORO — The town council Monday took time out to honor the late Timothy “Tippy” Coyle, a longtime former town employee who died Saturday.

Councilors offered condolences to his relatives and noted his and his family’s dedication to North Attleboro.

Coyle, 77, was a mechanic for the public works department, a call firefighter, a park commissioner and game warden.

His brother Jack Coyle was the police chief for many years.

Jim Hand may be reached at 508-236-0399 or jhand@thesunchronicle.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @TSCpolitics.

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