Barbara C. Coon
Barbara C. Coon passed away August 25,2017 at All American Assisted Living in Londonderry. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 6, 1925. She was a graduate of Bradford College in Haverhill, MA. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard B. Coon. They were married in June of 1948. They lived at boarding schools in Aiken, SC and Deerfield, MA, where Richard taught and Barbara was dorm mother. Later they settled in Brookline, NH. Barbara taught nursery school at Belvidere School in Chelmsford, MA, where Richard also taught grades 6 – 12. Barbara’s true home was always Piseco Lake in the Adirondacks, where the family had a summer camp.
Barbara was always active in the community in Brookline, volunteering as a teacher’s aide at the local school and at the town library. She loved swimming and cross-country skiing.
She is survived by her sons Richard Coon and his wife,Patricia, Jeffrey Coon and his wife, Karen Roberts, and daughter Deborah Coon and her husband Timothy Koukos as well as 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, and many cousins.
Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.