Leonard T. McCoy — Rochester

ROCHESTER — The funeral Mass for Leonard T. McCoy will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Rochester, co-officiated by his cousin, the Msgr. Rev. Gerald A. Mahon, the Rev. Charlie I. Collins and the Rev. Paul T. Nelson.

Mr. McCoy, 97, died Thursday at his home.

He was born on Nov. 6, 1911, in Rochester. He married Mary Coleman on Nov. 26, 1936, at St. John’s Catholic Church. Mrs. McCoy died on Sept. 19, 1996.

Mr. McCoy was a milk hauler and worked for Rochester Dairy from 1938 to 1944. He then worked as a self-employed milk hauler from 1944 until his retirement in 1975. He was a charter member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and a proud member of AA for 60 years.

Survivors include three sons, all of Rochester, Daniel (Rita), William (Joan) and Vincent (Hila); a daughter, Patricia Carr of Commerce Township, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a special friend, Lucille Schemmel.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, and a daughter, Helen McCoy, in 2001 along with a great-grandson; three brothers; and a sister.

Friends may call Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Macken Funeral Home and one hour prior to the Mass at the church on Monday. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials to Channel 1 Food Bank or the St. Pius Building Fund. Macken Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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