Richard R. Coy Sr obituary Poughkeepsie Journal Thursday, June 11, 1964
Richard Coy, 96, Modena Custodian Richard R. Coy St., 96, custodian custodian of the Modena Methodist Church and former custodian of the Modena Fire Co., School and Cemetery, died yesterday at his son's home in Modena after a heart seizure. Mr. Coy, an Ulster County resident all his life, made lus home with his son, Richard Jr. Mr. Coy had served as custo dian of the cemetery for 40 years. and was an honorary member of the fire company and the Modena Modena Rod and Gun Club. He also belonged to the Methodist Church. A native of Ardonia, Mr. Coy was born Sept. IS, 1867. His wife, the former Dora Jane Smith, died in 1927. Survivors Include Survivors include, in addition to the son with whom he lived, two other sons, Alvin, Modena, and Orville, Yuma, Ariz. Several grandchildren, great - grandchildrengrandchildren grandchildrengrandchildren and great - great - grandchildrengrandchildren grandchildrengrandchildren also survive. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sutton Sutton Funeral Home, Clintondale. Tbe Rev. Arthur Padtridge, minister minister of the Modena Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial wUl be in Modena Cernetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tomorrow tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m.