Helen (Winton) Cookson

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Helen (Winton) Cookson

Windham, NH - Helen (Winton) Cookson, 79, of Windham, N.H., died peacefully Saturday at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Helen was born in Findochty, Scotland, daughter of the late Alexander and Annie Bella (Legge) Winton. She was raised and educated in Scotland and came to the United States in 1964. She was a resident of Windham for the past 40 years, formerly of Derry, N.H.
Helen was a retired electronics technician for Raytheon Corporation in Andover, Mass. She loved to wear hats and collect little porcelain ones, and she enjoyed sewing and knitting. Most of all she loved being with her children. She was a very generous and kind friend to many and was an amazing mother.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Robert J. Cookson of Windham, N.H.; four children, Deni Iby and her husband Peter Sullivan of Haverhill, Mass., Eileen Springstube of Windham, N.H., Maureen and her husband Christopher Kelleher of Windham, N.H., and Michael Cookson of Hampton, N.H.; seven grandchildren, Neal, Alexander, and Evan Springstube, Brooke and Paige Iby, and Ian and Aidan Kelleher; and a great-grandson, Tristan Springstube. She is also survived by her two siblings, William Winton and his wife Elizabeth of Scotland, and Anne Winton-Bynes of California, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends and relatives are invited to calling hours on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Carrier Family Funeral Home, 38 Range Road, Windham, N.H. Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
For directions, or to send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.carrierfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 8, 2018
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Grover Pillsbury
Oct 09, 2018
I remember the hats; seemed like she had a different one daily. I especially remember her delightful Scottish accent. Helen will be fondly remembered.
Ken Ward
Oct 09, 2018
Bob and Family. Many fond memories of Helen (LOVE) Will miss her upbeat take on life. My sincere Condolences to all of you. She was a Wonderful person.
Gayle Allen
Oct 08, 2018
So many great memories my friend over so many years. You will be in my thoughts, prayers and heart always❤️
Karen Kroeter
Oct 08, 2018
To Bob, Deni, Eileen, Maureen, Michael & All
This world is a better place for our Helen having been here. She will be deeply missed but the fondest memories of our times spent together will remain in my heart always. The worlds loss is Heaven's gain. May God Bless her and keep her in His care until we meet again. And, may He bring you comfort and peace in the difficult times ahead.
Love & Hugs
Roger & Barbara Jean Gingras
Oct 08, 2018
To Uncle Bob & cousins...so sorry for your loss...Aunty Helen was loved so much...God Bless...our thoughts & prayers are with you all...xxoo🙏❤