Coy, Claude M. 1874-1932 Edmeston Obituary
Claude M. Coy Passes Away at Edmeston Home
Edmeston, March 10---Claude M. Coy, 57, passed away at his home on South street at about 6 o'clock this morning. Death was caused by Bright's disease.
Born, April 7, 1874, at Garrattsville, the son of Jane Redd and Eli Coy, for many years he followed the trade of carpenter and contractor.
The deceased was greatly interested in Masonic work and well known throughout the Otsego-Schoharie district. He was a past master of Farmer's lodge, F. and A. M., No. 553, and served several terms as patron of the Edmeston chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, No. 391. He was a past grand officer of the chapter, being at one time an assistant grand lecturer of the Otsego-Schoharie district. He was also a member of Hillington chapter, Royal Arch Masons, Norwich commandery, Knights Templar, and Ziyara temple, Ancient Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine.
Surviving are his wife Edna, and a brother, Emmett Coy. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of Farmer's lodge, F. and A. M.