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Margaret Catherine Cochrane

October 13, 1925 December 14, 2018
Margaret Catherine Cochrane
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Cumberland, MD – Margaret Catherine (Morris) Cochrane of Cumberland, widow of James W. Cochrane, daughter of the late Stanley and Elizabeth (Bowe) Morris of Cumberland, beloved mother of Jay W. Cochrane (wife Kay), Cumberland, and Clay E. Cochrane (wife Karen), Chesapeake, VA; grandmother of Jay N. Cochrane (wife Zara), Omaha, Brittany Cochrane & Candace Cochrane, Hampton, VA, died Friday, December 14, 2018, after a short illness. 

Margaret was born and raised in Cumberland, graduated Fort Hill High School 1943, married in 1952 to James W. Cochrane at Cumberland’s First Baptist Church, and settled in Cumberland in 1966 after her husband died. She graduated in 1966 from Draughon’s Business College and retired from Kelly-Springfield Tire Company after working 1966-1989.  Her only brother, Stanley Clay Morris was a US Navy flyer, killed in WWII.  Possessed of a hearty sense of humor, Margaret was loved and will be missed.  Margaret was 93 years of age. 

Bless your soul to the skies and the stars and the sun. Thank you for the happiness you brought to our lives.  Unlike your bones that will crumble and blow away, you will live forever in our memories.  We will miss your smile and your friendly joking.  You brought us joy.  Go with our blessing.  We will miss you forever. 

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