Donald Edward Coons

December 6, 1934August 29, 2021

Donald E. Coons, passed away on Aug 29, 2021. Don was born on Dec. 6, 1934 at New Britain General Hospital the son of Wilbur E. Coons Sr. and Nellie Orvis. He was retired from New Departure Hyatt, a division of General Motors. He also served 10 years active duty in the USAF and 10 years in the Conn., Air National Guard retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant in 1985.

He is survived by his wife Joan of Wolcott, daughter Michele of Indiana, son Scott of Ohio, grandsons Patrick and his wife Danielle & great granddaughter Laney of Illinois, grandson Zachary of Indiana, and sister Beverly Werner of Bristol. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters Lois Coons, Helen Tedesco, Dorothy Ierardi, Ethel Goodwin and brothers Richard Coons, and Wilbur Coons Jr.

At Don’s request there will be no calling hours and his remains will be cremated. DellaVecchia Funeral Home, Wolcott, is assisting with arrangements. To leave an online condolence, please visit


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Jan Veilleux

September 2, 2021

Uncle Don, I will never forget your sense of humor. You were my favorite uncle. My deepest condolences to Joan.

I'll love you forever, your niece Jan Veilleux from Terryville