Cochran, Jeanne Marie
Jeanne Marie Cochran, (Beaner) 54, of Ahwatukee, AZ passed away peacefully on November 17, 2012 with her family by her side. She battled brain cancer for 2 ½ valiant years with grace and dignity. Born in Yuma, AZ, she leaves behind her beloved life partner Gracie Rodriguez her mother Alyce Cochran and 3 siblings: Charles lll, Mary Cochran Kirch, and Judi Cochran. Preceded in death by her father Charles ll, she devoted herself to the care and well-being of her mother and best friend, Alyce. Jeanne graduated from Gerard Catholic High School, class of 1976; where she made lifelong friends that showed love and support throughout her life. She enjoyed a full life including her love of sports. She was awarded a collegiate scholarship for golf and various athletic awards. She will be remembered for her spirit, her wit, her kindness, her great style and her unparalleled work ethic. She had a passion for family, wiener dogs, friendships, San Diego Beaches and the University of Notre Dame. An accomplished team builder and leader, she spent over 10 years in the insurance industry. She finished her career as a General Manager of Sports Authority. Visitation and Rosary will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Queen of Heaven Mortuary, 1562 E Baseline Road, Mesa, AZ 85204. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 3450 W Ray Road, Chandler, AZ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dobson House,
1188 N. Dobson Rd., Chandler, AZ 85224. Arrangements entrusted to Queen of Heaven Mortuary.