Polly was born June 9, 1936 to James and Dora Davison Coons of Canton. She was a 1954 graduate of Canton High School.
Polly attended Bloomsburg State Teachers College (now Bloomsburg University) for two years, then graduated from Elmira Business Institute in Elmira, NY. She worked in the office of the Department of Education of New York in Rochester for many years until her retirement.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Feb. 27, 2018 at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 3003 Dewey Avenue. Entombment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
The Newcomer Funeral Home, Rochester, NY, assisted the family with arrangements.
Donations in Polly's name may be made to Parkinson's Foundation, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Ste. 1600, Rochester, NY 14620.