Richard A. Coon

VSM 12

Brighton: Passed away peacefully after a long illness, October 4, 2014 at age 77. Richard is survived by his loving wife, Joann (Jefferds) Coon; son, Eric Coon; daughter, Kimberly (Ben) Cooper; grandchildren, Taylor, Madison, Jordan & Richard; many friends. He was employed by Eastman Kodak Company and Brighton School District in the Building & Grounds Department.

Richard’s family is honoring a long standing request not to have calling hours or a service.  The family will have a private Celebration of Richard’s life.

Contributions may be made to the Brighton Schools Retirement Fund or to Lollypop Farm in his memory.

Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300,

5 Condolences

  1. Wendy wickstrom on October 7, 2014 at 1:28 am

    Dear Joann,Taylor,Madison,Jordan, and Richard,
    I am thinking of you all and keeping you close to my heart.
    Peace, and bless you all,

  2. Sheila Goldsmith on October 7, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Joann & Family,

    To let you know that thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. May you find comfort in the strength of your love, the solace of your memories.

    Deepest Sympathy to you & your family, Sheila Goldsmith

  3. Rick LaPaglia on October 7, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Dear Joann,

    I am very sorry for the loss of your husband. He is resting peacefully. Please give my regards to your wonderful grandchildren. Again, I am sorry.


  4. John & Kathy Gottermeier on October 7, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    Joann and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Dick will be missed. Knowing Dick as we did, all we can say is: “He Did It His Way.” God bless Dick, you and your family. May you find comfort in your memories.

    With Deepest Sympathy,
    John and Kathy Gottermeier

  5. Laura Mares on October 8, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Dear Joann, Taylor, Madison, Jordan and Richard,

    We are so sorry to hear of Dick’s/Grandpa’s death. The hearts in our family reach out to all of you. We wish you peace and comfort.

    With love,
    Laura, Anna and Ellen

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