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Obituary for Ann J. Cochrane (Joseph)

Ann J. (Joseph) Cochrane, 85, of Drozdyk Drive, Groton, passed away at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

Born in Bronx, New York, she was the daughter of the late George and Rose Joseph.

Ann held a Master’s Degree in Psychology and worked as an Artist until her retirement. She thoroughly enjoyed painting and sculpting, and loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by two children, Tom Cochrane and wife Kendra of Westerly and Beth Echausse and husband Paul of Locust Valley, NY; two siblings, George Joseph of Stanford, CT and Lorraine Hamilton of Paris, TN; six grandchildren, Nicole (John), Connor, Kelley, Ryan, Brendan and Meghan; one great-granddaughter Vivienne; and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, 44 Elm St., Westerly on Saturday, October 26 at 12 noon. Burial will follow at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit