Wednesday, January 06, 2010

More sad news about the passing of a Class of '66 parent

JAMESTOWN, New York, USA - I received notice from several classmates that Mike Coon's mother has passed away.
Our condolences, Mike.
Here is the obituary from the Post Journal

Elizabeth "Betty" Joyce Coon, 82, of Tanglewood Manor, formerly of Glidden Ave., West Ellicott, died at 4:20 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2010, in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing.
A Jamestown native, she was born March 30, 1927, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Bauer Fish.
She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Surviving are six children: Michael (Nancy) Coon of Baton Rouge, La., Timothy (Kathy) Coon of Mooresville, Ind., Daniel (Mary Beth) Coon of Bemus Point, Mark (Kim) Coon of Cassadaga, Maureen (James) Hamblin of Dorset, Ohio and Lori Coon of Lakewood; 14 grandchildren: Shawn, Trey, K. David, Megan, Todd, Jamie, Lyndsey, Matthew, Christian, Allison, Miranda, Brandy, Candice and Dylan; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband James L. Coon, whom she married January 25, 1949, and who died August 22, 1999, a granddaughter Shannon Coon in 1986, two brothers: John Fish, Jr. and Howard Fish, and a sister, Dolores Hutchinson.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. Msgr. Joseph M. Dowdell will officiate.
Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.