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Ray S. Coco
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In memory of
Ray S. Coco
Ray S. Coco, 87 Beloved son, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather Ray S. Coco, 87, passed away in his home on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, with his family at his side. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 18, 1931. Ray was a man of service: a Korean War veteran, a member of the New York Police Department who rose to the rank of lieutenant and served for 40 years. His last position was in the Court Division at Police Plaza in NYC. As a young boy he worked in his father's fish store on Union Street in Brooklyn. He also became a caretaker for the love of his life, his wife of 58 years, Adele. He was a quiet, loving, caring, respectful man who impressed everyone who crossed paths with him. Ray was a member of the New York Road Runners Club who ran his first marathon at 49 in 1980 and his last marathon in 2012 at age 82. He participated for many years in all the local SI races and had many medals and trophies, which he was so proud of. He was a member of The Noblest Writers Group. They shared writings, listened to each other, and grew into a family of friends. They published two books led by George Hopkins: The Noblest - an Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Volumes I and II. He was also a member of The Helluva Choir led by Carolyn Clark. Ray was predeceased by his wife, Adele I. Crupi, in 2012; his parents, Filippo and Teresa Coco; and sister, Mela Sparacino. He is survived by his children, Theresa Yozaites and husband William, Philip Coco, Anthony Coco and spouse Donna, Vincent Coco and spouse Lois; eight granddaughers, one grandson, eight great-grandchildren; and sister, Angelina Ferrigno. Wake is Tuesday at Hanley Funeral Home on New Dorp Lane; contact the funeral home for hours. Funeral is 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at St. Charles Church, Oakwood. Hanley Funeral Home 60 New Dorp Lane Staten Island, NY 10306 (718) 351-1800
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In memory of
Ray S. Coco
Ray S. Coco, 87 Beloved son, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather Ray S. Coco, 87, passed away in his home on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, with his family at his side. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 18, 1931. Ray was a man of service: a Korean War veteran, a member of the New York Police Department who rose to the rank of lieutenant and served for 40 years. His last position was in the Court Division at Police Plaza in NYC. As a young boy he worked in his father's fish store on Union Street in Brooklyn. He also became a caretaker for the love of his life, his wife of 58 years, Adele. He was a quiet, loving, caring, respectful man who impressed everyone who crossed paths with him. Ray was a member of the New York Road Runners Club who ran his first marathon at 49 in 1980 and his last marathon in 2012 at age 82. He participated for many years in all the local SI races and had many medals and trophies, which he was so proud of. He was a member of The Noblest Writers Group. They shared writings, listened to each other, and grew into a family of friends. They published two books led by George Hopkins: The Noblest - an Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Volumes I and II. He was also a member of The Helluva Choir led by Carolyn Clark. Ray was predeceased by his wife, Adele I. Crupi, in 2012; his parents, Filippo and Teresa Coco; and sister, Mela Sparacino. He is survived by his children, Theresa Yozaites and husband William, Philip Coco, Anthony Coco and spouse Donna, Vincent Coco and spouse Lois; eight granddaughers, one grandson, eight great-grandchildren; and sister, Angelina Ferrigno. Wake is Tuesday at Hanley Funeral Home on New Dorp Lane; contact the funeral home for hours. Funeral is 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at St. Charles Church, Oakwood. Hanley Funeral Home 60 New Dorp Lane Staten Island, NY 10306 (718) 351-1800
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