Coates Jr., Joseph W.

Joseph W. Coates Jr.

Deceased: July 3, 2008

Service Information:

Services will be held in Oneida N.Y. on July 8th
Interment will be at Van Vechten Cemetery
in Pattersonville, NY.

Obituary

Coates
Joseph W. Coates Jr.
Born April 23, 1933, died July 3, 2008
Son of the late Joseph W. Sr. and Grace Nietsch Coates
Graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School. Attended Hamilton College.
Graduated from Union College of Schenectady, N.Y. Bachelor of Arts in June 1959.
Served in the US Army 1953 to 1955
Worked for the Amsterdam Evening Recorder as a reporter and photographer.
Moved to Chicago and worked for the Chicago American and Chicago Tribune
as an editor.
Received the Copy Chief Award at the Chicago Tribune and was presented the
James Friend Award for literary Excellence.
He was Book and Literary Critic at the Chicago Tribune and was recognized by the Chicago Literary Club.
Loving husband of Margaret Nee Atanasoff.
Dear brother of Charles N (Linda) Coates, fond uncle and great uncle of many.
Services will be held in Oneida N.Y. on July 8th
Interment will be at Van Vechten Cemetery in Pattersonville, NY.

* Memorials sent to the American Cancer Society 225 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, Il. 60601
or Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church 690 W Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Il. 60657 appreciated.

** Memorials sent to the American Cancer Society, 225 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, Il. 60601
or the Union College, 807 Union St. Schenectady, N.Y. 12308 appreciated.

For information Lakeview Funeral Home 773-472-6300 or
www.lakeviewfuneralhome.com

* for chicago papers
** for Amsterdam NY paper

Messages

July 8, 2008

Aunt Margaret,

I would like to express my sympathy on the loss of Uncle Joe. May God comfort you today and tomorrow.

Love,
Christine

July 8, 2008

Margaret:

I am so sorry to hear about the death of your husband Joe. My prayers will be will you and the family as well as for Joe. My deepest Sympathy goes out to you all.

Sincerely,
Maria Conte Murray