M. Lois Cochran, Stoneboro, (New Vernon Twp.) passed away early Thursday morning, July 29, 2021, at the Villa’s at St. Paul’s. She was 92.
She was born in Perry Twp. on December 7, 1928 a daughter of the late William and Sylvia (Small) Yeager. On June 18, 1947, she married her husband of 70 years, Franklin L. Cochran who preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 2017. Lois had served as the elected tax collector for New Vernon Twp. for over 37 years and was a member of the Clarks Mills United Methodist Church and the New Vernon Grange. Lois always enjoyed going with her husband to Canada to fish.
She is survived by her children, Linda (Anthony) Kondzielski, Waterford, Brenda K. (Daryl) Fulmer, Sandy Lake and Alan B. (Denise) Cochran, Stoneboro; a sister, Elizabeth Patterson, Mercer; 7 grandchildren, Tanya, Tasha, Aaron, Julene, Chelsee, April and Adam; 16 great grandchildren, Daniel, Olivia, Grace, Jonah, Piper, Kyle, Caleb, Kendra, Autumn, Bryson, Logan, Kaylee, Maddie, Jade, Jacob and Eli.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Clair Yeager and Wayne Yeager and a sister Doris Kimes.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at the Villa’s at St. Paul’s Senior Living for the excellent and compassionate care given to the mother.
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville with Rev. Adam Stump, pastor of the Clarks Mills United Methodist Church officiating. She will be be laid to rest next to her husband at the Perry Chapel Cemetery. Family and friends may call on Monday from 2:00 -4:00 PM and 6:00 -8:00 PM at the funeral home.
The family has suggested that memorial tributes may be made to the Clarks Mills United Methodist Church.
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