Letitia Jeffers Cossette
VIRGINIA BEACH- Letitia Jeffers “Tish” Cossette, 96, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015.
She was predeceased by her husband Edgar J. Cossette, Jr. Tish was born in Hartford, CT. to the late Frederick L. Jeffers and Marjory W. Jeffers on April 17, 1918. She was a graduate of Hall High School in West Hartford and Edgewood Park Junior College in Briarcliff Manor, NY. She was a past Regent of the Sarah Whitman Hooker Chapter of the DAR, past Treasurer of the CT. State DAR and served on several local and state committees. A loyal 65 year member of the DAR, an active golfer for over 75 years with memberships at Avon Country Club, Avon, CT. and St. Petersburg CC in St. Petersburg, FL. A “very competitive golfer” winning numerous awards and championships to include a Golf Championship in FL. at age 88. “A mentor” to many young golfers.
She is survived by two sons, Barry J. Cossette and his wife Marisela of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. and Joel W. Cossette and his wife Barbara of Virginia Beach, VA; her sister, Sarah J. Buell of Naugatuck, CT; niece, Marjory Edmonds; two nephews, Jeff and Richard Buell and their related families; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:00am at Altmeyer Funeral Home 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462.
Memorial contributions may be sent to: Regent Sarah Whitman Hooker Chapter DAR 1506 Farmington Ave. Farmington, CT. 06032
Condolences may be shared with the family at altmeyer.com