Barbara J (Cantwell) Cogburn

1932 - 2021



Monson- Barbara Jean (Cantwell) Cogburn (89) was born January 3, 1932 in Thorndike, MA the sixth child of James and Ruth (Johnson) Cantwell.   Barbara was raised in Monson and a graduate of Monson High School class of 1949.  After graduating Barbara worked at Zero Corp. for many years.  She  then decided to follow her oldest brother, James to the “Golden State” where she met the love of her life Carl Eugene Cogburn.  They moved to Clyde, NC where they made their home.   Barbara worked for Smokey Mountain Rehab as an Executive Secretary.   After retirement and the passing of her husband Barbara returned to Monson where she was surrounded by family.  Barbara was a communicant of St. Cecelia Church in Wilbraham, and the Monson Senior Center. She enjoyed cards, bingo and was always up for a trip to the Casino.  
Barbara leaves nieces and nephews as well as extended family members and friends.

A Memorial Mass and graveside service will be held at a later date.   

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Dawn Desmarais

July 28, 2021 2:24 PM
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I had the pleasure of being Barbara's Pca She was such a sweet lady and always had a smile I will  miss her

Sandra and Patty Anderson

July 12, 2021 5:32 PM

With deepest sympathy and in memory of my friend.
Sandra and Patty Anderson

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brenda wheeler

July 12, 2021 3:14 PM

i worked that at zero too she was a nice women

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July 9, 2021 2:40 PM
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