unknown - May 20, 2012
Richard Carl Coursen, 87, of Manlius, died on Sunday, May 20, 2012, at home from prostate cancer. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from Nottingham High School in 1943 from Cornell in 1947 and from Drexel in 1958 with a master’s degree in engineering. Richard was a mechanical engineer with Transamerica DeLavel Inc. in Trenton, N.J. for 40 years.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Cynthia Papworth Coursen; three daughters, Christianne Moseson (Richard), Alexandra Coursen (Kevin), and Susan Robichaud; a son Richard Coursen; and five grandchildren.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Coursen’s family would like to extend their gratitude to Hospice for their care during his illness.
Eaton-Tubbs Fayetteville Chapel of Schepp Family Funeral Homes has charge of arrangements.For a guestbook, please visit scheppfamily.com.