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Charles R. Coolidge
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ELLICOTTVILLE, NY - Charles R. Coolidge ,70, of Ellicottville, NY passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Olean General Hospital.
He was born August 16, 1947 in Buffalo, NY the son of the late Michael and Madeline (Schuster) Coolidge.
Mr. Coolidge is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Sharon (Kessler) Coolidge.
Charles was the longest sitting Mayor of Ellicottville, NY which office he held for 18 years, enjoying every moment of service to his community. He also worked for the Cattaraugus Highway Dept. for 33 years retiring as Road Section Supervisor. He was on the Board of Directors of FASNY, Lifetime member of the Ellicottville Volunteer Fire Dept., and Past President and Lifetime member of Southwestern Vol. Fireman's Association. He was a ten year board member of the Fireman's Home on the Hudson of FASNY, member and usher of Holy Name of Mary RC Church in Ellicottville for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman and was a loving husband , father and grandfather and friend to many. He also took care of his neighbors on his street mowing and snow blowing their driveways.
Besides his loving wife he is survived by 3 sons; Chuck (Anne) Coolidge and Bill Coolidge both of Ellicottville, NY, and Rob (Kate) Coolidge of Medina, OH, and 11 grandchildren Elizabeth, Hannah, Emmett, Breanna, Alessia, Brooke, Kayleigh, Joshua, Cooper, Chase and Hunter.
Also surviving are 3 sisters; Lorraine (Walter) Marsh of Machias, Marian Gartz of Kentucky and Patricia (Harold) Morton of West Valley, NY and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister Peggy Coolidge.
Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City Street in Little Valley, NY on Monday January 8, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
A Mass of Christian of Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11 AM from Holy Name of Mary RC Church in Ellicottville, NY.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Fireman's Home on the Hudson, Shriner's Hospital or St. Jude's .


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Visitation

Monday

8

Jan

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home

411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755

Visitation

Monday

8

Jan

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home

411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755

mass of christian burial

Tuesday

9

Jan

11:00 AM
Holy Name of Mary RC Church

22 Jefferson St.
Ellicottville, NY 14731

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Cross Cemetery - Ellicottville

Route 242
Ellicottville, NY 14731


Memorial Contribution

Firemen's Home on the Hudson

Shriner's Hospital

St. Jude's Hospital

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