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Judith A. "Judy" Cosgray, 82, Buffalo, passed away peacefully at 4:55 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Born Oct. 25, 1934, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late John and Rose (Lanz) Tieman. She was a Pulaski High School graduate of the class of 1952. On Jan. 14, 1956, she married Leroy C. Cosgray. He preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2013.
Judy owned and operated Judy's Beauty Shop in Buffalo for over 58 years. She was a member of Buffalo Christian Church where she also taught Sunday School through the years. Judy was also a past member of the Tri Kappa Zeta RHO Chapter in Monon and the White County Historical Society. She was also the former chairman of the Buffalo Centennial Celebration and a founding member of the North White Athletic Boosters. Judy enjoyed gardening, refinishing furniture, camping and most of all spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Steven L. Cosgray and wife Joy of Buffalo, Mitchell L. Cosgray and wife DeeAnn of Monticello and Sheryl A. Jones and husband Troy of San Tan, Arizona; sister, Betty Ploss and husband Oscar of Headlee; grandchildren, Megan Haupert (Chad), Seth Cosgray, Kelsey Stetler (Corey), Allyson Cheever (John), Quentin Jones, Kaitlyn Bunch (Levi), Brant Jones (fiancé, Courtney Cazarez) and Hannah Cosgray; and great-grandchildren, Kinley and Olivia Bunch, Hadley and Brooklyn Stetler and Grayson Haupert.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Crist.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at Buffalo Christian Church with Evangelist Tom Haynie officiating. Burial will be at Hughes Cemetery in Monticello.
Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, and 9-10 a.m. Monday, both at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Buffalo Christian Church and/or the Liberty Township Park in Buffalo.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Homes Royal Center Chapel. Please sign the online guestbook or leave a condolence for the Cosgray family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.
Published on September 7, 2017
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