Jeanne Cookson

Obituary of Jeanne A. Cookson

Guilford – Jeanne A. Cookson, 70, passed away peacefully October 3, 2020, at home with her family by her side after a three year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born December 27, 1949, in Dover-Foxcroft, the daughter of Rev. Sidney E. and Ruth A. (Loane) Buzzell. Jeanne earned a degree in cosmetology and had a beauty shop for 10 years. She decided to go back to school to pursue her dream of being a teacher. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Maine. Jeanne went on to work 25 years for S.A.D. 4 as a kindergarten teacher where she touched so many young lives. She sang in the choir and taught Sunday school for many years at the Guilford United Methodist Church. Jeanne had a beautiful voice and love of music and her faith was unwavering. She enjoyed making personalized cards that she would randomly send to others. During her illness she crocheted hats and other items that she donated for chemo patients and children. Jeanne was truly an angel that walked on this Earth and touched so many lives! Jeanne is survived by her loving husband, soul mate, and best friend, David Cookson; her daughter, Rachel Hutchins and husband, Sam; son, Daniel Cookson and wife, Amy; sister, Helen Feldman; nine grandchildren who were her pride and joy, Morgan, Nick, Buddy, and Sydney Hutchins, Sarah, Brandon, and Kaitlyn Cookson, and Kaleb and Mackenzie Redimarker. She was predeceased by her parents, and her brother-in-law, Howard Feldman. Public visitation will be held 6-8PM Friday, October 9, 2020, at the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft. Due to Covid-19, please be mindful of others by practicing social distancing and wearing a face covering. A private graveside service will be held at the family lot in the Sangerville Village Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jeanne Cookson Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o MHFCU, P.O. Box 233, Dexter, ME 04930. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, October 9, 2020
Lary Funeral Home
62 Summer St.
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, United States

Private Graveside Funeral

Sangerville Village Cemetery
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