Dorothy Cowles

Obituary of Dorothy R. Cowles

Dorothy R. Cowles 91, of Ellington formerly of Manchester passed away on Monday March 16, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 21, 1929 in Hartford daughter of the late Harry James O’Brien & Gertrude M. (Hayes) O’Brien. She was the widow of Donald Randall Cowles who passed in December of 2010. Dorothy was a Secretary to the Engineering Department at the Travelers Insurance company for 25 years. Dorothy was a longtime communicant of the Church of Assumption in Manchester.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter Donna Sypeck of Ellington, two grandchildren Patty Phillips and her partner Jacob Irwin of Tolland and Christopher Sypeck and his wife Cortney of Ellenton, Florida, four great grandchildren Madison Phillips, Leana, Weston & Libby Sypeck. She also leaves numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Along with her husband she was predeceased by five siblings, brothers James O’Brien and George O’Brien and sisters Geraldine Lyons, Helen Hannon – Pelligrinelli and Connie Marsh.

Family and friends are invited on Saturday March 21st at 9am to the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 West Center St., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial Celebrated at 10 am in the Church of the Assumption, 29 Adams St. South, Manchester. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. Callers are welcome on Friday March 20th from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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Friday
20
March

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 20, 2020
John F. Tierney Funeral Home
219 West Center Street
Manchester, Connecticut, United States
Saturday
21
March

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Church of the Assumption
27 Adams Street South
Manchester, Connecticut, United States
Saturday
21
March

Burial Services

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Rose Hill Memorial Park
580 Elm Street
Rocky Hill, Connecticut, United States
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