Burton Ernest Coons
Burton Coons passed away at Sandfield Place Nursing Home in Cornwall on Mon., Sept. 17, 2007. He was 88.
He was the beloved husband of 60 years to the former Eileen Beckstead. He was the loved father of Carol Cain (late William) of Cornwall, Linda Coons of Cornwall, Blaine Coons (Linda Rose) of Richmond, and Cindy Pelletier (Daniel) of Ottawa. He will be sadly missed by his four grandchildren Rebecca, Katherine, Leslie, and W. Ryan; two great-grandchildren Erica and William; and step-grandchild Shawnna. He was the dear son of the late John and Mary (Hess) Coons. He was the dear brother of Evelyn Coleman of Dundela, Doris Edgerton of Chesterville, and Shirley Coons of Brockville. He was predeceased by his brothers Dalton, Herman, Clayton, and Fred, and sister Mildred Clarke. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Vivian Coons, and many cherished nieces and nephews.
He was an RCAF veteran of World War II, past member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297, and past member of the Masonic Lodge. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
There will be no visitation. Interment to take place at a later date in St. Lawrence Valley Cemetery in Long Sault.
If so desired, contributions to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated by the family.
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