May 8, 1922 ~ September 9, 2007
Greece: Sunday, September 9, 2007 at age 85. He os survived by his devoted wife, Helen Coons (O'Grady); loving children, Roberta Phillips, Barnard (Berhe) Coons, Jr., Mary Ellen (Ken) Gauntlett, William (Leslee) Coons, Susan Goodwin, Beth (Phil) Jerzak, Coleen (Jim) Zingaro & Christopher (Sue Ellyn) Coons; grandchildren, Matthew (Jessica), Kristina, Elisa (Arthur), Michael, Victoria, Sara, Margaret (Adam), Kyle (Becca), Katie (Ron), David, Emily, Alex, Cory, Wendy, Jason, Amanda, Gwynne (James), Jamie, Chris & Ken Jr.; great-grandchildren, Thomas Bernard, Beyenne, Chris, George & Helena; sisters-in-law, Jennie Coons & Kathleen Cole; several nieces and nephews; many friends. Bud was an avid bowler and golfer. He loved life to the fullest and cherished the time he spent with his family. Bernard is a Veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army. He is also a retiree of Eastman Kodak Co.
The family would like to express a sincere thanks to Dr. Bernard Farnand and his staff for the many years of caring service given to Bud.
Friends may call Tuesday 3-7 P.M. & Wednesday 3-7 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 9:00 A.M. Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd.. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a children's charity of your choice in Bernard's memory