Patrick E. VanCoughnett

                    January 24, 1934  -  October 2, 2010

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Patrick E. VanCoughnett 76, of 11040 Fuller Road, died Saturday morning in the Samaritan Medical Center where he was admitted on Friday.

He was born January 24, 1934 in Brewster, NY, a son of Arthur and Dorothy Burdick VanCoughnett. He served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He received his High School Diploma from the South Jefferson Central School system in 2002 as a result of his service.

He married Carol Ann Martin March 10, 1962 in Brewster at St. Lawrence OToole Church. After their marriage Patrick operated various dairy farms in the North East prior to purchasing their farm on Fuller Road in 1974. He and his wife operated the farm until they retired three years ago.

Survivors include his wife, Carol; a son and his wife, Robert and Cynthia of Adams Center; three grandchildren, Justin VanCoughnett and his wife, Shannon, Jessica VanCoughnett and Brooke VanCoughnett; four brothers, Floyd (Gladys) VanCoughnett of North Ft. Myers, FL, Arthur (Carole) VanCoughnett of Caroga Lake, Gerald (Joanie) VanCoughnett of Patterson, Ronald VanCoughnett of Pawling; two sisters, Betty Myrden of Pawling, Wendy (Roger) Mayes of North Ft. Myers, FL; His mother, Dorothy of Pawling; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father, Arthur; and a brother Daniel VanCoughnett.

Patricks passions were his lifes work, his family, and his friends. He was a member of the Don Rounds American Legion Post #586 in Adams.

The funeral service will be 11:00AM Wednesday, October 6th, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville. Burial will be in the Adams State Road Cemetery, Honeyville. Calling hours are 5:00 to 8:00PM Tuesday, October 5th, at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the South Jefferson Rescue Squad, PO Box 126, Adams, NY 13605.

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Born: January 24, 1934

Death: October 2, 2010

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