Mrs. Coy was born February 26, 1922 in Wilton, a daughter of the late Edward J. and Sophia (Wolff) Cooke.
...Mrs. Coy attended New York University and the University of Connecticut for post-graduate studies.
Prior to her
retirement as a high school business teacher in 1991, she
was active as advisor to the Watertown High School Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America
, leading her
students to excel in state and national competition.After taking up residence in Bethel in 1950, Mrs. Coy
became active in town and church activities.She
was one of a small group of women who organized an American Legion Auxiliary Chapter
in Bethel.She served as secretary of the Bethel Centennial Committee in 1955.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Coy
leaves a son Douglass E. Coy of Oxford, two daughters: Cynthia A. Coy of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Alice C. Lomnicky of Waterbury; five grandchildren: Douglass A. Coy, Matthew F. Coy and Andrew J. Coy of Oxford, and Sophia H. Wilks and Amanda M. Wilks of Oklahoma City, Okla.