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Martin D. Cooksey, Sr.

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“Linda,Sorry for you and your families loss. My prayers are with you all.Sincerely,Therese' Minardi-Lee ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Therese' pronounced (TEREZ) Minardi-Lee - MA

“Sending my deepest condolences. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Matsuyama - Canton, MA

“My prayers are with you dieing this tough time. Remember the good times, that is what he would want. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Regan Pasko (Parsons) - Fallston, MD

“To the Cooksey family, my sincere sympathy.I have very fond memories working with Cooksey at the Chelsea Senior Center. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Irene Malachowski - Chelsea, MA

“Sending our love and prayers to all. With love, Dianthe and Cawthern/Perez family ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Dianthe Cawthern - Monument, CO

“Our hearts go out to you on your loss. Guy and I were thinking of coming if it was the weekend but are so sorry we cannot attend. Know our thoughts...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon White - Brandywine, MD

“My sweet grandpa, My heart is truly broken. I was so lucky to have you growing up as a child and as an adult I'm so grateful to have grown close with...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Kristina Roberts - Chelsea, MA

“Love you dad. Give mom a big hug and kiss for me. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Cooksey - Chelsea, MA

“Rest in peace ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: kathy acheson - norton, MA

“Deepest sympathies to the Cooksey family. So sorry for you loss. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Linfield-Acheson - Norton, MA

“Our heartfelt sympathy to the whole family. He was a wonderful man. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Aunt Rose and Uncle Bob Burke - MA


COOKSEY, Martin D., Sr.- Of Winthrop, formerly of Chelsea, April 23rd. Devoted husband of the late Mary Ann (Tammaro). Beloved father of Paula Boczkowski and her late husband William, Jr. of Chelsea, Martin D. Cooksey, Jr. and his wife Kelly of Lynn, Linda Roberts and her husband John of Chelsea, David Cooksey and his wife Kelley of Norton and Michael Cooksey of Chelsea. Brother of Marie Willett and her late husband Walter "Sonny", Rodger Cooksey and his wife Cheryl all of Maryland and the late Marion White and Janie White. Cherished grandfather of Erica Smith and her husband James of Medford, William Boczkowski III of Chelsea, Nicole Boczkowski of Chelsea, William Cooksey and his wife Nicole of Lynn, Danny Cooksey of Lynn, Kristina Roberts of Chelsea, John Roberts, Jr. of Washington, D.C., David Cooksey, Jr. of Norton, Amber Cooksey of Norton and Shae Cooksey of Lynn. Also lovingly survived by his great grandchildren, Noah Cooksey, Kendall Smith, Chloe Smith, William Boczkowski, IV and Logan Cooksey as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Thursday, April 28th at 10 AM followed by a Funeral Service in the Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, 302 Elm Street, Everett at 11 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Born in Washington, D.C. 82 years ago, Martin passed away at the Whidden Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. A career Navy Veteran who served 20 years aboard many ships during his enlistment and included, USS Dealey, USS Cone and the USS Tweedy, upon his discharge he settled in Chelsea in 1973. After his service to his country, he worked for the City of Chelsea in their Department of Public Works and later as the maintenance coordinator for the Chelsea Senior Center.

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