Ramona J. CooksonJanuary 28,2014
Ramona J. Cookson
Ramona J. Cookson
CABOT — Ramona Janet “Monie” (Copping) Cookson passed away peacefully in her home Jan. 24, 2014, and is awaiting the return of our Lord and savior, Jesus Christ.
Ramona was born in Barre, Aug. 31, 1936, the youngest of six children of Edward Dean and Mae Eva (Martell) Copping. She spent her childhood in East Montpelier and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1954.
In July 1956, she married her faithful and loving husband, Daniel “Bunchy” Cookson Jr., of Woodbury, and they settled in Cabot, Vt.
Ramona was the loving and devoted mother of their three children, the proud grandmother of six grandchildren, and the very blessed great-grandmother of two great-grandchildren.
She loved helping others, enjoyed homemaking, her flower garden and was a kindhearted and caring friend to many.
She is predeceased by her parents, a brother, Roland Copping, and a sister, Norma Bashaw. She is survived by her beloved husband, her children, Michael and his wife, Ann Cookson, of Cabot, Becky Willenburg, of Barre, and Mark Cookson, of Hanover, N.H. Ramona also leaves behind two brothers, Paul Copping, of Montpelier, and Clayton Copping, of Barre Town, and a sister, Elva Martin, of Waterbury.
Calling hours will be held Friday, Jan. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. at des Groseilliers Funeral Home, Church Street in Hardwick. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m. at the Cabot United Church.
“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus, will God bring with Him.” — I Thessalonians 4:15
Arrangements are in the care of des Groseilliers Funeral Home, Church St., Hardwick.
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