Katherine M. "Katy" Coons, 72, of Tivoli, NY, died Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.
Born August 15, 1939 in Red Hook, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Feller, Sr. and Mabel (McKenzie) Feller. She graduated from Red Hook High School, and, on Aug. 25, 1957, she married Joseph E. Coons in the Red Hook United Methodist Church.
Katy loved collecting frogs, and her collection was enjoyed by anyone visiting her home or her yard. She also enjoyed testing her luck in both Atlantic City and Saratoga.
In addition to her husband, Joseph E. Coons, Sr., she is survived by her three children and their spouses: Brenda & William Moore of Germantown, Terry & Glaron Monk of Hudson, and Joseph & JoAnne Coons, Jr. of Tivoli. Also her brothers: Dennis Feller of Hudson, and Lewis Feller of FL, her sisters: Margaret Simmons of Red Hook, and Elizabeth Choinsky of Tivoli, along with five grandchildren: Stephanie (Christopher) Brandow, Charissa Coons, and Brendon, Josh & Travis Monk, two great grandchildren: Hunter Brandow and Tasia Dunham, and numerous nieces & nephews also survive her.
A sister and four brothers predeceased her: Annabelle Whitmore, Milton, Robert M., Floyd, Jr., and Donald Feller.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, Oct. 21st, at Burnett & White Funeral Home, 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook. The Rev. Dorothy J. Weigert will officiate. Inurnment will be at Red Church Cemetery, Tivoli.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday prior to the service, from 11:00am - 1:30pm.
Memorial donations may be made in Katy's memory to the American Heart Association, 301 Manchester Rd. Suite 105, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.
For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.
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