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“Thinking of you and your family Mary Jo. May you cherish the wonderful memories you have. Hugs to you today and everyday. ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Luanne and Larry Rutt

“To All The Beloved Family and Friends of Maureen, My deepest condolences in the loss of your beautiful Matriarch. I will never forget meeting this...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Angela Soter

“Our deepest sympathies to you all. Our families go back many years both through the Irish Club and the Ballina Connection! You are in our thoughts...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Kevin Golden - Drogheda, Ireland

“My heartfelt condolences for your family's loss. I was blessed to have met and spent a couple of holidays with Mrs. Cosgrove. She is such a...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Nancy Magner

“Sending my love to all of you???? Your mom lived a beautiful life surrounded by a wonderful family she adored and who adored her. May God grant each...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Denise ????

“So sorry to hear about your loss. Maureen was such a special lady. All our love and prayers. ”
6 of 27 | Posted by: The Ronaynes

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: Kathy Brazdzionis

“With sympathy during this difficult time. ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Ladd-Turkinigton & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“My heartfelt condolences to the whole Cosgrove Family. From the very little time I had spent with her, I know your Mom was a very classy lady. I also...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Diane Cammarata

“So very sorry for your loss. Your mom was one of the nicest people I ever met and she will be missed big time. I lost my mom 12 years ago and I miss...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Tim Berger

“Accept my condolences. I remember working with Joe for so many years and the fun times with you at St Luke events. I will miss you dearly. God Bless. ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Steve O'Keefe

“My thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. My parents use to love spending time with your parents!! Both your Mom and Dad were the most...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Kathy Carabetta

“Maureen was the sweetest and kindest person. Her family was the most important thing in her life. She will be missed by so many friends. I am so...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Patricia Iamonaco

“To all the Cosgrove kids and the whole family my heart breaks for you all. What a wonderful woman now on to heaven with her wonderful man Joe. ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Martha Murphy O'Steen

“Mairead and family, I was so sorry to read of your mom's passing. Although it was many years ago, I can still hear her say, "Have a GOOD day" as we...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Brenda Bullock Gothers

“I remember Maureen from our days at United Technologies. Very delightful spirit and precious person.RIP Maureen, ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: Darlene Hill

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“We are truly sorry to lose such a sweet person and neighbor to us. Maureen was so generous, thoughtful and pleasant. We couldn't have asked to live...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Gabriella, Matthew, Jake & Lauren

“Aileen & Family:So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. Kathy Ludorf ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“So sad to hear of Maureen's passing. Prayers to her family. ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Chris Gioscio

“Kevin, MaryJo, Mairead, & Aileen ~ As far back as I can remember, your mom was in my life. She was always like another mother to me ~ someone I loved...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Sheila

“Maureen was a lovely woman and a very nice cousin. I am so sorry that I cannot be with you all for her funeral services. She and all the family will...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Peggy Carlan

“What a wonderful, kind, and gracious woman. I knew you my whole life and never remember you having a bad word to say about anyone. You will be so...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Jane Pionzio DeWitt

“RIP Mrs. Cosgrove - You are a angel to ALL who were blessed to know you and your special kids and family carry on the spirit of Love from God through...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Dennis & Laura Cone

“Maryjo and family, with all my heart , so sad to hear of your Moms passing ??She has joined her loves and only a heartbeat away from you , xo ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Frances Hogan

“I remember your mom's deep faith and her deep love for her family. And I can see that has been passed on to her children and grandchildren. It will...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Donna Grant

“maureen was the nicest person. i remember the set back tournaments in Glastonbury, her warm smile and her laughter. RIP Maureen ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: The Mansers


Mary “Maureen” (Mullarkey) Cosgrove, 83, of Vernon, beloved wife of the late Joseph Cosgrove, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland on July 4, 1933, the daughter of the late Edward and Ann (Nealon) Mullarkey, she came to the United States in 1950 and lived in Hartford before moving to Vernon 56 years ago. She was a graduate of the Sisters of Mercy School in Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland. After coming to Hartford, Maureen opened and operated the former Mullarkey School of Irish Step Dancing. Prior to her retirement in 1991, she was employed by United Technologies Corporation for 23 years. Maureen was a communicant of St. Luke Church in Ellington, where she served as a Eucharistic minister, former CCD teacher and former member of the parish council. She was a past president of the former Suburban Women’s Club of Vernon. She was a longtime volunteer at Rockville General Hospital, past president of RGH Auxiliary and an ECHN Corporator. Maureen was a life member of the Irish American Home Society in Glastonbury. Maureen will be remembered for her quiet grace, dignity, faith and love for her family and Irish heritage. She is survived by her loving children, Kevin Cosgrove and his wife Leslie (Magner) of Orlando, FL, Maryjo Cosgrove of Melrose, MA, Mairead Cosgrove Chong and her husband Paul of Bridgewater, NJ and Aileen Cosgrove and her fiance Vincent Bifolck of Vernon. She leaves behind her grandchildren who were the joys of her life; Thomas, Julia, Jessica and Alison Chong and Joseph Cosgrove. She is also survived by her brother Joseph Mullarkey and his wife Mary of Wethersfield, her sister Margaret Mullarkey of West Hartford, her special cousin “sister” Anne Foley of Manchester, her sister-in-law Anne C. Romano of West Hartford, her brother-in-law Francis Cosgrove and his wife Marilyn of Bloomfield, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends. In addition to her beloved Joe, Maureen was predeceased by her brother John “Sean” Mullarkey, and son-in-law Vincent Cammarata. Her family would like to gratefully thank caregiver and friend Robin Fiorita for her love and companionship. Maureen’s family will receive friends for calling hours on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 4-8pm at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Rt 83) Vernon. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home on Thursday July 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Church, 141 Maple Street, Ellington. Burial will follow in Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be made to St. Luke Church, P.O. Box 246, Ellington, CT 06029.