EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

Obituaries

December 27, 2010

Martin F. Cocozza, 97

LAWRENCE — Martin Fred Cocozza, 97, of Lawrence, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 at Lawrence General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Christina (Conti) Cocozza, whom he was married to for 72 years.

Martin attended Lawrence Schools. He enjoyed Sunday dinners and holidays with his family. He also loved summers at Salisbury Beach, and loved to attend "Sunday School" at the Tripoli club. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

Martin is survived by his four children, Mary Ann Hogan and husband John of Freedom, N.H., Angela Bellanti of Lawrence, Marco Cocozza and wife Carole of Naples, Fla., Michael Cocozza of Haverhill. He is also survived by his brother, Agostino Cocozza of Methuen; three sisters, Laura Berard of Lawrence, Mary Rudis of Lawrence, Rita Ardagna of Methuen; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Betty Cocozza; and many nieces and nephews. Martin was predeceased by his daughter, Fran Fisher; son, Anthony Cocozza; his four siblings, Pasquale, Antonio, Louis and Margaret (White) Cocozza; and his daughter-in-law, Diane Cocozza.

The family would like to thank the staff of Lawrence General Hospital for their care and compassion for Martin at such a difficult time.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. A funeral service will be held at the Cataudella Funeral Home on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 at 10 a.m. Burial will be at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For directions and online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries

Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Photos of the Week