Published in the July 22, 2016 edition.

obitcocozella-webFALMOUTH — Edward F. Cocozella, 83, a Falmouth resident since 2013, died June 21 at the JML Care Center in Falmouth.

Born and raised in Lynn, he was the son of Edward and Ann Madeline (Doucette) Cocozella.

Mr. Cocozella graduated from Lynn Classical High School in 1951. He was employed at General Electric Co. in Lynn for 38 years, retiring in 1991.

He leaves his wife of 46 years, Evelyn (O’Shea) Cocozella; his children James Cocozella and his wife Pamela of Amesbury, Michael Cocozella and his wife Kathleen of Salem, John Cocozella and his wife Deborah of New Ipswich, N.H. and Jill (Cocozella) Bellavance and her husband Kevin of Medfield; his stepdaughters: Kathleen (Donehey) Sirianni and her husband Michael of Falmouth and Linda (Donehey) Carroll of Bellingham; his sister, Gloria (Cocozella) Gallo of Lynn, and his nine grandchildren: Christopher and Mathew Cocozella, Jackson and Joseph Cocozella, Ryan and Megan Bellavance, Karla and Christopher Sirianni and Taylor Carroll and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 25, at the Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main St., Falmouth. A graveside service will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Gifford Street, Falmouth.

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