Margaret E. Cookson
Seekonk - Margaret E. Cookson of Seekonk, MA and formerly of Pawtucket, RI died November 22, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. Margaret devoted her life to her family and always had hugs and smiles to give. She loved nothing more than playing Yahtzee with her family and cards with her friends. She had a love affair for all things sugary sweet and a green thumb with Christmas cactuses.
She was the wife of the late Edward F. Cookson and was the daughter of the late Henry and Naomi Craik. Margaret was the sister of the late Barbara Shields, Emily Fournier, and Henry Craik. She is survived by her children David and his wife Linda of Seekonk, with whom she made her home; Diana of Pawtucket; James and his wife Beth of Rumford; and Patricia Banfield of Mountain Home, AR. She was the proud Grandma of 7 great grandchildren, with 3 more on the way, and 5 grandchildren: Michael Cookson, Nancy Patalano, Jen Cookson, Matt Cookson, and Shannon Lewis. Her funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Raymond's Church, 1240 North Main St., Providence. Interment will follow at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. VISITATION will be today, Tuesday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to: St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry, St. Raymond's Church, 2 Matilda St. Providence, RI 02904.