2009-10-08 / Obituaries

George F. Coursen

George F. Coursen of Brewster, NY, died Friday October 2, 2009, at the age of 86. Mr. Coursen was born February 28, 1923 in Herkimer, NY, to the late Fredrick and Margaret (Pearce) Coursen.

On October 7, 1950, he married Lillian Klein at St. Lawrence O’Toole in Brewster. Mr. Coursen owned an operated Miggins Body Works in Brewster for 45 years.

George Coursen served the US Navy in WWII as a Chief’s Mechanic Mate.

He was predeceased by his wife Lillian

on February 3, 2004, his son Jeffrey on September 4, 2009 and Grandson John Henry on October 19, 1988.

He is survived by brother John of Stony Point LI, his son Christopher, wife Denise, and grandsons, Chris and Anthony of North Salem, daughterin law Beth Coursen, and grandson Charles and granddaughter Emily Montgomery Coursen of Pawling.

A memorial Service was held Monday October 5th at Beecher Funeral Home. Burial followed at St. Lawrence O’Toole Cemetery.

Return to top

Click here for digital edition
2009-10-08 digital edition

Weekly Quotation

“True friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False friends are like leaves, found everywhere.” ~Anonymous