Mark C. Bentz Funeral Service, Inc.
Return to the Home page

13 Oxford Road
New Hartford, NY 13413

(315) 724-2731

Obituary - David L. (Dave) Coon

David L. (Dave) Coon

Date of Passing: March 3rd, 2010

leave a condolence read condolences

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider the Oriskany Falls Fire Department or the Cassety Hollow Rod & Gun Club.

David L. (Dave) Coon, 68, of Oriskany Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday March 3, 2010, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton. He was born January 25, 1942, in Rome, the son of the late Lewis B. and Vera Barnard Coon. He was educated in Rome Schools, graduated from Madison Central School and attended SUNY Morrisville. On June 6, 1964, in Morrisville, he married Darlene F. Bell. For 32 years, Dave was a machine operator with Revere Copper & Brass in Rome, retiring in 2002. Dave was an avid hunter and was a member and past president of the Cassety Hollow Rod & Gun Club, was a member of the round table club at Tallman''''s Diner and was a past member of the Oriskany Falls Fire Department. He is survived by his wife of over 45 years, Darlene; two sons and daughters-in-law, David Michael and Wendy Coon and Dale Lewis and Tricia Coon, all of Vernon Center; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Laraine and Bruce Carroll of Maryland, NY and Gloria and Erwin (Kit) Hall of Oriskany Falls; one brother and sister-in-law, Thom and Kathy Coon of Oriskany Falls; five grandchildren, Casey, Sydney, Shelby, Dalton and Kirsten; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Dave was predeceased by one sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Erwin Engle. Services will be held Sunday at 5 pm at the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, with Pastor Ed Townsend officiating. Interment will be in Crown Hill Memorial Park, Kirkland. Calling hours are Sunday afternoon from 2-5, prior to the service.


We were saddened to hear of David's passing. Our condolences to all of Dave's family. I (Lyn) remember him fondly from high school, always cheerful and friendly. He was such a nice guy.
Jim and Lyn Livermore

We are deeply sorry for your loss. We know that he will be sorely missed.
George & Magaret Catlin

So sorry to hear that Dave passed.
La Nora Smith Welsh

Darlene and family, Sorry to hear of David's passing, he was always such a fun-loving guy.You are in our thoughts.Wayne&Donna Chesebro
Donna Chesebro

Very sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.Officer P.Campbell MCF
Peter W. Campbell

Very sorry for your loss. His family is in the hearts and minds of his friends and family members. I am the daughter of Lawrene and Evelyn Crumb. David's Aunt and Uncle.
Carol Crumb Caple