Eloise F. (Frank) Coon passed away at the Woodbriar of Wilmington Nursing Home on Wednesday morning, February 22, 2006. The wife of the late Donald G. Coon, she was 93 years old.
Mrs. Coon was born in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of the late Walter & Estella Frank. She was raised and educated in Larchmont, New York and then moved on to Connecticut living in both Darien and Danbury, CT. Mrs. Coon devoted her life to creating a home for her husband and two daughters. Mrs. Coon was a caring and giving woman. She volunteered her time at the local hospital as well as for the American Red Cross. Se was also a member of the Danbury Garden Club. Mrs. Coon moved from Danbury to Eastham where she and her husband enjoyed being together near the ocean. She moved to Burlington eight years ago to live with her daughter Susan and her husband Jack.
Mrs. Coon is the wife of the late Donald G. She is the loving mother of Barbara & her husband Michael Fordham of Salt Lake City, Utah and Susan & her husband Jack Heidbrink of Burlington. She is the sister of the late Coralie Cole and Walter Frank, Jr. She is the loving grandmother of Kristine & her husband Michael Greco of East Longmeadow, Kimberly & her husband Kenneth Ganley of Wilmington, Michael Fordham of New York, NY, Jennifer & her husband Christopher Robison of Salt Lake City, Utah, Christopher Fordham & his wife Suzi of Salt Lake City, Utah, Brigham Fordham & his wife Sally of San Diego, CA. She is also survived by 11 great grandchildren. A Visitation for all family and friends will be held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 10 St. Mark’s Rd., Burlington on Saturday, March 4 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held immediately following at 2:00 p.m. Memorials in Eloise’s name may be made to The Memorial Fund of Saint Mark’s Church, 10 St. Mark’s Road, Burlington, MA 01803.