|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1920|
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 1994|
Anna Henry Cowlan, Chicopee PTA leader
Union-News (Springfield, MA) page 22
June 8, 1994
Anna M. (Henry) Cowlan, 74, of 75 Sanders St., a past city, area, and district PTA leader, died Tuesday in Springfield's Mercy Hospital. Born in Thompsonville, Enfield, she lived in West Springfield, and was a longtime resident here. She attended schools in West Springfield and Chicopee. She was a graduate of the North Adams School of Nursing, and attended Holyoke Community College.
She was a former member of the United Presbyterian Church. She was president of the Chicopee Council of Parent-Teacher Associations, and a member of the Patrick E. Bowe and Valentine School PTAs, from which she received merit awards. She was president of the PTA Council of Westerm Massachusetts in 1968, and was nominated Chicopee woman of the year. She also was director of PTA State District 10. She was active with the groundbreaking for Sunshine Village, and did volunteer work there. She was a volunteer for the Elms Manor Nursing Home, and was active with the State and National Grange Associations and the Girl Scouts. Her husband, Percival A. Cowlan, died in 1984.
Mrs. Cowlan leaves two sons, Arthur R. of Chicopee, and Albert W. of Dayton, Ohio; five daughters, Elizabeth Buller of Longmeadow, Harriet Rosheger of Enfield, Mary Regan of Springfield, Grace Cook of California, and Lillian Audette of Chicopee; a brother, Herman of Chicopee; a sister, Harriet Noddin of Winter Port, Maine; 16 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday morning at Grise Funeral Home, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Sunshine Village, 75 Litwin Lane, Chicopee, 01020.
Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 Record
about Anna M Cowlan
Name: Anna M Cowlan
Death Place: Springfield
Death Date: 7 Jun 1994
Birth Place: Connecticut
Birth Date: 4 Mar 1920
Percival A Cowlan (1904 - 1984)*
Arthur Richard Cowlan (1932 - 2008)*
Created by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
Record added: May 28, 2010
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