1961 – 2019
Moosup – Frederick “Freddie” Raymond Coons, Jr., 58, succumbing to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease passed peacefully by his wife’s side on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. He was born on December 2, 1961, in Norwich, Connecticut to the late Frederick Raymond Coons, Sr. and Ruby Bell Lamberston.
Freddie was a doting husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to all he met. A kind and caring soul who always put family and friends first. He will be deeply missed by all those blessed to know his love. “Forever in our hearts and minds.”
He is survived by his devoted wife of 21 years Yvonne, adoring children Ryan Risley, Jordan Coons, James Bernier, Joshua Bernier, Kristopher Hopkins and Theresa Hopkins; his beautiful granddaughters, Ivy Bernier, Brooke Hopkins and Gabbie Hopkins; beloved siblings, Diane Hayward, Yvonne McClintock, John Coons, Nina Coons and Alice Morse; and many cherished nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his brother, the late Bernard Coons, nephews John Coons, Jr. and Justin Sparkman.
Funeral services have been omitted and arrangements entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St. Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanandValade.com.