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Harriet J. Coon

TROY Harriet J. Stratton Coon, age 89, beloved wife of the late Kenneth E. Coon Sr., died on Monday, October 26, 2015 at Evergreen Commons Nursing Home in East Greenbush. Born in Bennington, VT, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Emma Knapp Stratton. She attended Bennington Schools. Mrs. Coon lived in Troy most of her life and worked as a seamstress for over 40 years for Reis Underwear Co. in Waterford, retiring in 1984. She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. She is survived by her children, Beverly (Dennis) Helmes of East Greenbush and Kenneth E. Coon Jr. of Troy, her grandchildren, Kenneth E. (Jennifer) Coon III of Clifton, VA, Tracy (Jerry) Rapant of Saratoga Springs and Dennis R. (Michelle) Helmes of Garner, NC and her great-grandchildren, Ethan and Alexander Coon, Tyler Rapant and Casey and Alexander Helmes. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five sisters and three brothers. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be from the Thomas S. Connolly Funeral Home, 294 Whiteview Rd., Wynantskill on Friday at 11a.m. with the Rev. Karyl Hopp, pastor of the Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church, Troy officiating. Calling hours will be at the funeral home from 9 to 10:30a.m. preceding the funeral service on Friday. Burial will follow in Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy. Contributions to the , 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205 and/or the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY 12204 in memory of Mrs. Coon would be appreciated.
Published in Bennington Banner on Oct. 29, 2015
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