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Raymond E. Coon, Sr.

May 14, 1928 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 92)

Obituary

Eagle Bridge-Raymond E. Coon, Sr., 92, of Eagle Bridge, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington.

Born May 14, 1928 in Cambridge, he was the son of the late John and Lilly (Davis) Coon.

Raymond was educated in Cambridge and worked for Flomatic Corp. in North Hoosick for 42 years retiring after 42 years of service.

Ray enjoyed racing stock cars.  He owned horses at the Saratoga Race Track and also the Hinsdale Race Track in Hinsdale, NH.  Years ago, his horses were housed at the Cambridge Fairgrounds.  Ray loved deer hunting.

He and his wife lived in North Hoosick for many years until they moved to Eagle Bridge in the 1990’s.

He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Veronica McGrouty Coon who passed away November 9, 2012; a son, Vaughn Coon in 1967; a daughter, Lisa Jean Coon Harrington in 2013.  He was the last of his siblings to pass away.

Ray is survived by his children, Raymond E Coon, Jr. and his wife Stacia of Leesburg, FL and Geoffrey Coon of Eagle Bridge.  He is also survived by 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge.

Memorial contributions in memory of Raymond may be made to the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad, 37 Gilbert St., Cambridge, NY  12816.

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Services

Spring Burial

Woodlands Cemetery
Cemetery Lane
Cambridge, NY 12816

Donations

Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad
37 Gilbert Street, Cambridge NY 12816

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