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Obituary: Dorothy M. Cochran

Fri, Apr 7th 2017 03:30 pm

Dorothy M. Cochran passed away March 1, 2017,​ at 1:30 a.m. of natural causes.

Born Dorothy Cislo in 1927, she grew up in Buffalo, married Paul E. Cochran in 1948, and moved to Grand Island in 1953. She and Paul lived on Whitehaven Road until 1989.

During her 3​6​ years on the Island, she ran a hairdressing salon from the house, later worked at Weir (Emerson), and helped Paul with the bookkeeping of their Gulf gas station on the corner of Grand Island Boulevard and Whitehaven Road.

She and Paul retired to Florida, but in 2000 moved to Peoria, Arizona, to be closer to their two children.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Paul; her daughter, Deborah Cochran Mattrey; and her son, Paul M. Cochran. She was grandmother to three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Cecilia Polchlopek.

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