Gertrude "Pat" Coon |
Gertrude "Pat" Coon passed away on April 26, 2014 at Summit Villa after a lengthy illness at the age of 93. She lived in the Akron area all her life.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, William and Nellie Furry; husband of 76 years, Edward B. Coon; son, Jimmy; and two stepbrothers, Ferrell and Clarence Knotts. She is survived by her stepbrother, Dr. Richard Knotts; son, Edward C. Coon; two granddaughters, Beverly and Samantha; one great-granddaughter; many nieces and nephews; three loyal friends, Nadine, Dorothy and Michelle; and many others.
Pat was a friend to most everyone she met. She was a homemaker along with holding many other positions in her many years. She was also a longtime member of Kent Baptist Church, a lady who served her Lord and the human race well and faithfully.
Public visitation will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 10 a.m to 11 a.m., with services to follow, at Adams Mason Funeral Home (791 E. Market Street, Akron). Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may go to Hospice of Summa, 444 N. Main St., Akron, OH 44310.
ADAMS MASON FUNERAL HOME, 330-535-9186
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Apr. 29, 2014