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June 30, 2011

Isabella Coney, a lifelong resident of Monticello, NY, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the St. Theresa’s Adult Home in Middletown, NY. She was 86.

The daughter of the late Charles Morris & Lena Libolt Morris, she was born October 29, 1924 in Phillipsport, NY.

She was the widow of Donald F. Coney Sr. who predeceased her on September 26, 2002.

Isabella was a member of the Moose and Eagles, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, the Happy Hobos and the Forestburgh Seniors. She worked at the Miss Monticello Diner for many years and was a lunch lady at the Monticello Schools.

She is survived by three sons, Richard Coney and wife Gail of Narrowsburg, NY, Ronald Coney and wife Lisa of Winter Park, FL and Robert Coney and wife Tamara of Neversink, NY; daughter June Conklin and husband Tom of Monticello; grandchildren Richard, Michael and wife Nerrisa, Jason and wife Katie, Brian, Karyn and husband Jermaine, Stacy and husband Ron, Brittany, Dana and husband Mark, Erin, Tim, Sarah and Jackson; 17 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; brothers Leon, Earl, Harry and Carl; sisters Carol, Arlene, Kathy, Lena and Tessie; and many nieces and nephews.

She is also predeceased by a son, Donald Coney Jr.; brothers Sonny, Lenny and Eddie; and sisters: Ruth and Alice.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 29 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 401 Broadway in Monticello. Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 30 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jack Polin officiating. Burial will follow at the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello. Visit

Contributions can be made to St. Teresa’s Nursing Home, 120 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940.