Priscilla Cox

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WOODSTOCK -- Priscilla A. Cox, 87, a longtime resident of Rte. 175, Woodstock, died Jan. 21, 2011, at the home of her Great-niece Cindy Bradley, with whom she had resided for the past 15 months.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1923 in North Woodstock, to Irving J. and Mary (Burnie) Cox.

A lifelong resident, she was a 1941 graduate of North Woodstock High School.

During World War II, she worked at Pratt & Whitney in the Connecticut factory manufacturing aircraft parts.

Returning to Woodstock after the war, she worked at the IGA Store and then Sprague Electric in Plymouth.

She retired from Burndy Manufacturing in Lincoln. In retirement, she worked at the Drummer Boy Motel.

She was an avid hiker and was proud of the fact that she had hiked all of the 4,000-foot peaks in the area. She also enjoyed swimming and traveling.

Local history of the White Mountains was of interest to her and she will best be remembered for always walking wherever she went around Woodstock.

IN HER LIFE: A brother, Parker James Cox, predeceased her.

She is survived by a niece, Bonnie (Cox) Emerson, and her husband Ronald of Lincoln; two great-nieces, Cindy Emerson Bradley of Thornton and Tamara Becker of Forestville, N.Y.; a great-nephew, Joseph Ronald Emerson of North Woodstock; several great-great nieces and nephews; and one great-great-great-nephew.

SERVICES: A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Pemi-Valley Church, Rte 3, Woodstock. Burial will be at Woodstock Cemetery at a later date.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the church prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main St., North Woodstock, NH.



Published in Union Leader on Jan. 23, 2011
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