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HANOVER Mary Louise "Lou" Cookson, 94, formerly of Westminster, Md., passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover. She was the loving wife of Wayne L. Cookson, who passed away on March 16, 2001. Born July 3, 1919, in Grove City, she was the daughter of the late Isabelle Abernathy Adams and Thomas Adams. Prior to her retirement, Lou was a flower designer at Dutterer's Florist in Westminster after having spent many years as a homemaker. A long time member of the Westminster United Methodist Church, she was active in the United Methodist Women, the Reach Committee, and the Soup Kitchen. She was also a member the Easter Star in Grove City. Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia L. and Lester C. Martin of Hanover, and Barbara C. and Craig S. Wagner of Fairfax Station, Va.; grandchildren, Adam W. Martin and wife, Courtney of Spring Grove, Thomas J. (T.J.) Martin of Hanover, Lindsey A. Wagner of Arlington, Va., and Matthew S. Wagner of Falls Church, Va.; and her great-granddaughter, Payton L. Martin. She was predeceased by her brother, Waide T. Adams, and grandson, Lance C. Martin. A service to celebrate her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster, Md., with the Rev. Shari McCourt officiating. A time to share memories with the family will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will follow the service in the Westminster Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting contributions in memory of Mary Lou Cookson be made to Homewood at Plum Creek "Benevolent Fund", 425 Westminster Ave., Hanover, PA 17331; or to the Westminster United Methodist Church, 165 E. Main St., Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be offered to the family at
Published in Evening Sun on Mar. 23, 2014
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