Kenneth Coant Sr., Marine veteran

Kenneth William Coant, Sr., 72, formerly of Fulton died in Bowling Green, FL Aug. 24, 2012 after a sudden illness.

He was a Marine veteran. He was a life member of B.P.O.E # 830 in Fulton. He was a deputy for the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department. He retired from Nestle after 35 years. He owned a restaurant in Fulton called Jim’s Soda Spot.

He was an avid race fan. He enjoyed races at Oswego Speedway. He enjoyed cooking, playing bingo, shopping and having fun at the casino.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Susan Coant, in 2010; a grandson, Samuel William Heer, in 2010; and a son, Ronald James Coant in 2004.

Surviving are his children, Kenneth William Coant Jr. of Florida, Kathy Coant-Heer and Samuel Arthur Heer of Central Square; Two sisters, Gert Dann and Betty Hayle of Fulton; a brother, Herman Coant of Fulton; his grandchildren, Ashley Pittsley of Oswego, Joshua Pittsley, and Koa Clark of Mexico, Brandon Pittsley and Dylan Pittsley of Central Square and Tiffany and Chelsea Coant of Fulton; And a great-grandson, Hunter James Pettit of Oswego.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in New York.

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