Linda Halsey Cary Coakley, 76

FULTON, NY – Linda Halsey Cary Coakley, 76, of West Monroe, formerly of Fulton, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

Linda Halsey Cary Coakley
Linda Halsey Cary Coakley

She had worked as a sales representative for Revlon Cosmetics in the eastern upstate New York region.

Linda also had worked in sales for Realty World and ERA Abell Real Estate and as a hairdresser at Hair We Are in Fulton and previously owned and operated Crowning Glory Beauty Shop in Fulton.

She enjoyed painting and quilting and was the author of “Great Grandma Ives’ Redwork” a quilt stitching method book.

Surviving are her husband, Edward Coakley of West Monroe; three children, Tara (Matt) Cary Kucharski of Camillus, Brett (Robin) Cary and Mitch (Jennifer) Cary all of Fulton; three step-children, Ed (Cory) Coakley of Baldwinsville, Jeff (Gretchen) Coakley of Fulton and Robert (Angela) Coakley of Port Orange, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and three nephews.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 12, at Foster Funeral Home, Inc., 910 Fay St., Fulton, with services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in the spring at Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

Memorial contributions are encouraged to a favorite charity.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. She always had a smile, and was a long time friend.Prayers to the family, she will be missed

  2. Ed and kids.. so very sorry to hear of Lynn’s death. She will be missed by her family and many, many friends . She was a friend for so long and one of the first and nicest people I met upon moving to Fulton.

    We hold you all in our prayers and hearts at this very sad time…

    Carol and PJ Rutledge

  3. Such a sad announcement! Lynn was a wonderful person who lived her life with a smile on her face. She and Ed were soulmates and were destined to live happily ever after…she will be missed by all who knew her. Condolences to the family and to those she touched with her goodness.

  4. Ed,Tara,Brett,and Mitch, Freda and I are so very sorry to hear about Lynn. She was a wonderful woman and a dear neighbor on Colsimo Drive. We are so happy that we got to see all of you last summer. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We will forever remember her terrific smile.

    Ken and Freda Collins

  5. Oh Ed. Paul and I were devastated to hear this and for you and the family. Lynn was so loved by so many. Please know that we are thinking of you and sending our love.

  6. I am devasted to hear about my dear friend who was my first friend in kindergarten. I will charish the memories and miss her forever. Love Karen

  7. Ed,
    So sorry she was a friend of both my sister and me. Have known the whole family. She was a very nice person.
    Sandie (Peronne) Bigness and Ruth (Peronne) Wendt

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