Bruce McCoon

Obituary of Bruce McCoon

Bruce McCoon Bainbridge, NY Bruce McCoon, 65 of Bainbridge, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 27, 2009 at his home. Bruce was born on October 13, 1943, son of the late Clyde and Amelia (Parslow) McCoon in Sidney. He was brought up in the Catskills (Hunter, Tannersville Area), then moving to Sidney and later Walton. He was very proud to have received the Melnack award in the sixth grade. Bruce served four years in the US Air Force and many years as a Supply Sergeant in the Army Reserves. He was an Industrial Engineer for Bendix, Taco and Simonds Precision. He became manager for the Peter Trapp Computer Shows and finally Sales and Collection Coordinator for Premiere Ad Agency. He loved being around people, always teasing and laughing with those people he worked with. Bruce married his high school sweetheart, Arlene Hubbell, on August 28, 1962 and their two beautiful children became the center and happiest part of his life. The highlight of the year was the week each summer when the grandchildren from South Carolina and the ones from Bainbridge came to camp at Grandma and Grandpa's. He was so proud of all his children and grandchildren. Bruce was an avid bowler until the 'ole hip gave out. He bowled the dream 300 game. He loved traveling in the RV, fishing and playing farmer on his tractor. Bruce was greatly loved and will be greatly missed. Bruce is survived by: Loving wife of 46 years, Arlene McCoon Bainbridge, NY Son and daughter-in-law: Steven McCoon and his wife Karen Irmo, SC Daughter and son-in-law: Amy Puerile and her husband Chris Bainbridge Grandchildren: Ross Steven McCoon, Andrew Sidney McCoon, Sabrina Laura McCoon, all of Irmo, SC and Christopher James Puerile and Collin James Puerile both of Bainbridge Sister, Avery "Sharon" Stone Sidney As well as numerous devoted and loyal friends, who all have supported his family in the past several months. Friends are invited to call on Monday, March 30, 2009 from 6:00-8:00pm at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main Street Sidney, NY 13838. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 11:00am at the funeral chapel. Burial will follow at East Guilford Cemetery, East Guilford, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bruce's name may be made to Hospice of Chenango County, 21 Hayes St. Norwich, NY 13815. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.landersfh.com. Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main St. Sidney.