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Raymond R. Cookson
PAWTUCKET - Raymond R. Cookson, 95, of Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket died November 9, 2011. Mr. Cookson was the husband of Ruth (Nelson) Cookson.
Mr. Cookson was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Thomas and Margaret (Hull) Cookson. He was a WWII veteran of the United States Army Air Corp where he served in the Philippines.
Besides his wife Mr. Cookson leaves a son, David R. Cookson and his wife Lori of Miamisburg, Ohio. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Alyssa Glisson and her husband Rick of Atlanta GA, Rebecca Cookson of Ohio, Hollie Cookson of Queens, New York, Carolyn Cookson of Ohio and his great grandson James Glisson. Mr. Cookson also leaves many nieces and nephews.
He was a longtime member of the Darlington Congregational Church where he served as a Trustee and a member of the choir.
Mr. Cookson was a longtime Boston Red Sox fan.
The funeral service for Mr. Cookson will be Monday, November 14, 2011 at 7:00p.m. in the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. The visitation will be Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Relatives and friends are invited.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Darlington Congregational Church, 685 Central Avenue, Pawtucket RI, 02860 or Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd, East Providence RI 02914. For online condolences please visit www.manningheffern.com.