Ann L. Coon, 85, was mother of Roxburian
Ann L. Coon, 85, of Southbury, died Oct. 8, 2009, at River Glen Health Care Center. She was the widow of Charles H. Coon Sr.
Mrs. Coon was born May 14, 1924, in Waterbury, daughter of the late Charles and Marian (Ryan) Lynch.
She was raised in Waterbury and had lived in Watertown for most of her life.
Mrs. Coon was a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse at Waterbury Extended Care until her retirement in 1983.
Mrs. Coon is survived by seven children, Mary C. Cady and her husband, William, of Woodbury, Ann Wagner and her husband, Laurence, of Roxbury, Susan (Coon) Howard and her husband, Robert, of Southington, Charles H. Coon Jr. and his wife, Deborah, of Falston, Md., Faye Smith and her husband, William, of Waterbury, Marita Zuraitis and her husband, James, of Sutton, Mass. and Jay Anthony Coon of Sturbridge, Mass.; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The Hickcox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.