Donna Fitzgerald Demarse, Owner
105 Vliet Blvd, Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-7666

Jeannette C. Coutu - July 11, 2018

Cohoes Jeannette C. Coutu, - Jeannette C. Phoenix Coutu, 94, life long time resident of Boght Rd, recently of Diamond Ridge, passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 11, 2018. Born in Cohoes, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Cora Pelke Phoenix and beloved wife of the late Edmund G. Coutu.

Jeannette was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Cohoes High School. She was employed with the former Cohoes Savings Bank as Manager for many years. Jeannette, along with her husband enjoyed square dancing and traveling throughout the US. She and Ed were members of the Young at Heart at St. Ambrose Church and the Colonie and Calvary Methodist Senior Citizens. For many years Jeannette danced with various groups throughout the capital district, performing to entertain the sick and elderly. Her home, pets, and family were her greatest loves.

She is survived by her brother, Leonard (Beverly) Phoenix and many dear nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was predeceased by her siblings, Harold, Raymond and Roswald Phoenix and Hazel Glynn.

The family would like to thank Caring Hands Home Assistance and Tammy Wolfe who provided excellent care for her.

A funeral service will be held in the Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ltd 105 Vliet Blvd, Cohoes, Monday at 11:45 with Reverend Donald Bourgeois officiating.

Interment will be in the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4-7 pm.

Those wishing to remember Jeannette in a special way may make contributions in her memory to Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Rd, Rensselaer NY 12144.


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