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Austin Stanley Cox

September 20, 1930 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Rhinebeck – Austin Stanley Cox, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022, surrounded by his family at home in Rhinebeck.

Austin served in the US Army from 1953-1955 during the Korean War.  He graduated from Albany State Teachers College and worked for 30 years as a Social Studies teacher at FDR High School in Hyde Park.  He was member of the Reformed Church of Rhinebeck and served on the Consistory for 20 years, 17 years as Vice President.    Following his retirement, he worked throughout the community as a carpenter and handyman.

Born September 20, 1930 in Middletown, he was the son of Stanley Austin and Alice Edna (Wright) Cox.  

On February, 2, 1957 in Lake George, he married Lois Norma Brazier. 

In addition to his wife Lois Cox of Rhinebeck, he is survived by his son Ron (Alison) Cox of Sarasota, Fl; his daughter Janette (Ray) Morrissey of Exeter, RI; six grandchildren, Danielle Brescia, Jake (Samantha Kapper) Brescia, Steven (Marissa Durnell) Cox, Erin (Evan) Mantel, Jonathan Morrissey and Jessica Morrissey; several great grandchildren, and many cousins, nieces and nephews; and a sister Elizabeth Gedney.   He was preceded in death by a brother David Cox

 

Friends and family are invited to greet the family Saturday, March 19th, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, at the Reformed Church of Rhinebeck Cordes Hall, 6368 Mill St., Rhinebeck.  The memorial service will begin at 12:00 PM in the Sanctuary.  A reception will follow the memorial service in Cordes Hall.

Memorial donations may be made to The Rhinebeck Reformed Church, 6368 Mill St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572, or The Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

 

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Services

Calling Hours
Saturday
March 19, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Reformed Church of Rhinebeck
6368 Mill St.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Memorial Service
Saturday
March 19, 2022

12:00 PM
Reformed Church of Rhinebeck
6368 Mill St.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Reception
Saturday
March 19, 2022

1:00 PM
Reformed Church of Rhinebeck
6368 Mill St.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

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