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Larry G. Coon

Larry G. Coon, 72, of Smicksburg, died Monday, October 31, 2022.

He was born May 15, 1950, in Indiana, a son of Anna L. (Cochran) and the late Ralph W. Coon.

On March 29, 2003, he married Judith A. (Schrecengost) Coon, who survives.

Larry was a member of the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Trade City.  He was a 1968 graduate of the Punxsutawney High School and furthered his education at Penn State DuBois earning his associates degree in engineering.

He worked on their family farm and enjoyed hunting, golfing, bowling, poker, baseball, football games and sudoku.

He was a member of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau and ASC in Indiana where he formerly held officer positions.  Larry was also a member of the Punxsutawney Country Club for many years.

In addition to his wife and mother, Larry is survived by three children, son Michael Coon and wife Kathryn of Greenwich, CT, son Richard Coon of Smicksburg, and daughter Dr. Tammie Ferringer and husband James Baker of Danville, PA; four grandchildren, Brandi Coon of Nashville, TN, Amanda Onofrio of Greenwich, CT, Allison Onofrio and husband William Laboska of Stanford, CT, and Emily Barker of Danville, PA; a great-grandson Hudson Laboska; brother Randy Coon and wife Debra of Smicksburg; sister Joyce Martino and husband John “Bruno” of Smicksburg; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph W. Coon.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, November 3, 2022, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, November 4, 2022, at the funeral home with Reverend Arlene Schweitzer officiating.

Interment will be in Smicksburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made, in memory of Mr. Coon, to the Mt. Zion Luther Church, 27552 Route 954 Highway North, Smicksburg, PA 16256.

Online condolences may be made at www.deeleyfuneralhome.com.