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 Jack A Coates, Sr

Jack A Coates, Sr

Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Nov 2012 (aged 82)
Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Standing Stone, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 307
Memorial ID 100640302 · View Source
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Jack A. Coates Sr., 82, of Wysox, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre following a brief illness. Jack, the son of Roy and Frederica Mast Coates was born Aug. 15, 1930 in Sayre.

On March 31, 1951, he married Alyce Park and had recently celebrated 61 years of marriage. For their first 11 years together he was employed by the Vandervort Feed Mill in Wysox, after which they bought, established, and maintained a successful dairy farm together.

Surviving are his wife, Alyce; five children and their spouses, Martin and Patricia Coates of Wysox, Nancy and Patrick Beebe of Wyalusing, Jack Jr. and Susan Coates of Wyalusing, Alan and Lynda Coates of LeRaysville, and Katrina and R. Drew Wilkins of Dushore; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren, all of whom brought him great joy. Family gatherings were his most treasured times.

Also surviving are his brother and sister-in-law, George and Betty Coates of Vestal, N.Y.; his sister Thelma Senecal of Oklahoma; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his son, Ted Coates in 1990; brother, James Coates in 1976; and sister, Irene Hufford in 2011.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Thomas Geiger, pastor of the Assembly of God Church, Towanda, officiating. Interment will follow in the Standing Stone Cemetery, Standing Stone Twp.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the funeral service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Flowers for the service will be provided by the family. Contributions may be directed to the Wysox Volunteer Emergency Medical Service, Box 302, Wysox, PA 18854, or to a charity of one's choice in memory of Jack A. Coates Sr.

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Published in Daily Review on November 13, 2012

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  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100640302
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