Helen (Winton) Cookson

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Helen (Winton) Cookson

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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