Patricia A Cogavin Barry  February 20 1935  October 14 2020 (age 85)

Patricia A Cogavin Barry February 20 1935 October 14 2020 (age 85)

February 20 1935 October 14 2020 (age 85)
Obituary Patricia A. (Cogavin) Barry, 85, died unexpectedly Wednesday October 14, 2020 at her home in Westborough. She was born and raised in Brookline, the daughter of the late Michael P. and Catherine (Fahey) Cogavin and lived most of her adult life in East Longmeadow where she raised her family. She grew up on grounds belonging to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, where her father was the caretaker and horticulturalist, and continued to visit the museum throughout her life. While in East Longmeadow, she worked for Cohoes, Hanes Hosiery, and her last job before retiring was with the Massachusetts Highway Department. She loved politics and was actively involved in local, state and national government. She enjoyed spending time on Cape Cod and cherished spending time with her family and friends. She was known fondly to all as “Patsy”. She is survived by four sons; James Barry and his wife Valerie of Marlborough, Richard Barry and his wife Deborah of Avon CT, Douglas Barry and his wife Patricia of North Andover and Donald Barry of San Jose CA, one daughter Susan Barry-Fulop of Oak Hill VA, two sisters; Mary Clair of Woburn and Katherine Cogavin of Marblehead, twelve grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her twin brother John “Jack” Cogavin of Winchester. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday October 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Lawrence Church, 46 Reservoir St. Chestnut Hill. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury. Visiting hours will be held on Monday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Short & Rowe Funeral Home (www.shortandrowefuneralhome.com), 95 West Main St. Marlborough. Donations can be made to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in memory of Patricia (Cogavin) Barry, tnew.gardnermuseum.org/donate/i/25 or Delopment Office 25 Evans Way Boston, MA 02115. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Patricia A. (Cogavin) Barry, please visit our floral store.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Patricia A Cogavin Barry February 20 1935 October 14 2020 (age 85).

Brown & Short Funeral Home

Death notice for the town of: Ashland, state: Massachusetts

death notice Patricia A Cogavin Barry February 20 1935 October 14 2020 (age 85)

obituary notice Patricia A Cogavin Barry February 20 1935 October 14 2020 (age 85)

This archive page is a cache that aims to check the legality of the content of the hyperlink and could have changed in the meantime. Go to SOURCE above to go to the original page.
Posted in Ashland, Brown & Short Funeral Home, Massachusetts and tagged .


Post a message of sympathy, your message will be posted publicly on the page

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that any personal information such as civic address, e-mail, phone number will be removed from your message of sympathy, in order to protect your private life. In addition, any messages containing non-respectful comments or using inappropriate language or any form of advertising, will also be removed.