2017-11-15 / Obituaries

“Jackie” Cowan

Jacqueline A. Cowan, age 70, passed away on Thursday November 9, 2017 in Margaretville.

Jackie was born on June 28, 1947 in Margaretville, the daughter of Glenn V. and Gwendolyn’ (Reynolds) Cole. She married William R. Cowan on September 30, 1967 at Andes, New York. Bill died October 2, 2015.

Jackie graduated from Andes Central School in 1965 and attended Oneonta Nursing School in Oneonta, New York receiving her LPN certification.

She was employed at Margaretville Hospital using her nursing education and presently had been working for the Town of Middletown as a longtime assessor.

She was known by family and friends for her delicious cinnamon buns and dinner rolls.

Jackie is survived by her mother, Gwendolyn Cole of Andes, New York, sister Joyce C. Hall, brother and sister in law, Glenn V. (Barbara) Cole Jr., several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great grand nephew. She is also survived by brother-in-law, Doug Cowan and special friends Donna and Warren Bender and Scott Soderback and her pet lab Dee Dee.

She was predeceased by her husband Bill, daughter Donna Cowan, sisters-in-law Betty, Mary, Barbara Cowan and her father Glenn V. Cole, Sr.

Donations in memory of Jacqueline A. Cowan may be made to the Donna Cowan Memorial Scholarship Fund at Margaretville Central School.

Following Jackie’s request there will be no formal funeral service or calling hours. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

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