Andrew J. Coy, Sr.
Dec. 26, 1977 - Nov. 21, 2018
OXFORD: Andrew J. Coy, Sr., age 40 of Oxford, beloved husband of Larisa ( Penchuk) Coy, entered peaceful rest on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in Griffin Hospital, Derby. Born in Derby on December 26, 1977, he was a son of Douglass and Dorthea ( Jensen) Coy of Oxford. A Lead Man/ Senior Electrical Installer for Sikorsky Aircraft, Andy was most known for his dedication to the Quaker Farms Fire Company ( Oxford). Joining at the age of 14 as an Explorer, he became an interior member at age 18 following in his father’s footsteps, and eventually obtained the rank of Assistant Chief on January 1, 2007. Andy also was very involved in the Oxford Ambulance Association. Among many things, he enjoyed landscaping, camping with his family, especially his two sons, and will be remembered for his generosity for helping others at any time and for any reason.
In addition to his parents and wife of 16 years, survivors include his cherished sons, Andrew ( 13) and Dayne ( 10); brothers, Douglass A. Coy and his wife Anne of Oxford, and Matthew Coy of Oxford; father and mother- in- law, Alexander Penchuk and his wife Ellen of Seymour; brothers- in- law, Evan Penchuk and his companion Jill Kryvonis of Seymour, and Jared Penchuk of Seymour. He was predeceased by his brother, Gordon Coy.
A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10: 00 a. m. DIRECTLY in Christ Church, 470 Quaker Farms Rd., Oxford. Family and friends may call on Thursday from 3 p. m. to 7 p. m. in the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour, CT 06483. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations in Andy’s name can be made to the family through the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory online, please go to www. hullfh. com