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Coan, Richard Howard[1]

Male 1930 - 2015  (85 years)


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  • Name Coan, Richard Howard  [2
    Born 17 Jul 1930  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    _UID 9EA765E9288F47B98574314A9536BB1155B9 
    Died 11 Oct 2015  Fort Pierce, St Lucie, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Fort Pierce, St Lucie, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6362  My Family Tree | All Descendents of Abraham and Sarah Dunsky (I6345)
    Last Modified 31 May 2016 

    Father Coan, Dr. Bernard Barnett,   b. 12 Oct 1894, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1966, Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Dunsky, Jeanette,   b. 10 Feb 1893, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1975, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1922  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F1632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lipkin, Adriane Joyce 
    Children 
    +1. Coan, Craig Stuart
    +2. Coan, Brian James
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F1636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James, Martha 
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F2049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Richard Howard Coan, 85, of Fort Pierce, FL, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015, at Treasure Coast Hospice in Fort Pierce, FL. He was born July 17, 1930 in Boston, MA to Bernard Coan and Jeanette Dunsky Coan. He grew up in Boston and Brookline, MA and graduated from Brookline High School and later received degrees in chemistry and pharmacy from Northeastern University. He moved to Miami after receiving his pharmacy degree and was a pharmacist for 50 years in both South Florida and the Treasure Coast, where he resided for the past 35 years. He was a tireless volunteer and was a lifetime member of the Masons, Shriners and Loyal Order of the Moose. He also volunteered at Port St. Lucie Medical Center and was a long-time volunteer of the Florida Master Gardener Program.

      He is survived by his wife, Martha Stevens Coan, his sons Craig and his wife Amy, of Highland Park, IL and Brian and his wife Ellen, of Orlando, FL, his stepson Michael James, of Fort Pierce, FL, his grandchildren, Zachary, Brandon, Samuel, Tessa, Lanie and Natalie, his step-grandchildren Nicole Wilson Tipton and her husband Robert and John Wilson, Jr. and his wife Jynnifer of Fort Pierce, FL, and his step great-grandchildren, Robert Boland, Presley Tipton and Sydney Wilson. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Herbert and his sister Phyllis Coan Farmelant, and stepdaughter Patricia James Wilson.

      Richard was a sweet and generous man, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend, and will be greatly missed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Original Import into Legacy.

    2. [S326] FindAGrave.com.

    3. [S183] PeopleFinder.

    4. [S264] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007).

    5. [S713] masachusetts births, LDS.

    6. [S140] Boston Jewish Advocate Index (JewishGen) (Reliability: 3).
      6/15/1922

    7. [S334] Boston Jewish Advocate.