William Edward Cooley

WILLSBORO William Edward Cooley, 70, of Mountain View Dr., Willsboro, NY, died at CVPH Medical Center on Oct. 1, 2007, after a short illness. He was born in Plattsburgh, NY on Dec. 29, 1936, the youngest child of John and Florence (Strong) Cooley.

Mr. Cooley is survived by two children and their spouses Steven and Cora Cooley of Keeseville and Wendy and Carmen Cross of Lewis, six grandchildren, Conor, Logan and Tia Cooley, Jamie, Joel, and Danielle Cross, a brother John and his wife Janice Cooley of South Carolina and a brother-in-law Robert Huestis of Westport. He was predeceased by his wife Evelyn (DeGroff) April 23, 2005, grandson Reegan Cooley, brother Wendell and sisters Evelyn Rumney, Flora Huestis and Lucretia Stephenson.

Calling hours were held at the Huestis Funeral Home, Maple St., Willsboro on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007. A funeral service was held at 8 p.m. following calling hours. Burial took place in New Burt Cemetery, Whallonsburg, Thursday morning, Oct. 4. Pastor Richard Hoff of the Westport Bible Church officiated. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations in his memory be made to the Willsboro Rescue Squad.

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