Lori E. Cowee, 56
Worcester - Lori E. Cowee, 56, of Worcester, died Sunday, October 9, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital after being stricken ill at her home.
She leaves her sister Cheryl A. Cowee with whom she lived; and two close friends, Elizabeth Loverro and Elizabeth "Toot" DesRosiers, both of Worcester .
Lori was born in Worcester, daughter of the late John and Joan (Monigle) Cowee and lived in Worcester all her life. She was a graduate of Doherty High School and Worcester State College.
Lori recently started a new position in the enrollment and billing department at Fallon Health.
Previously, she was a unit secretary at the Beaumont Nursing Home in Westborough.
Lori was an avid reader. She was a frequent user and strong advocate of the Worcester Public Library. She also enjoyed vacationing in Maine and spending time with her family dog, Bandit.
Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League, 139 Holden St., Worcester, MA 01606 and the Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608.
The Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester, is directing arrangements.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2016.