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GARLAND - Norman C. "Norm" Cookson, 78, died December 13, 2015, at his home in Garland, with his daughter, Terry and his special companion, his dog Mason at his side. He was born in Dover-Foxcroft, July 18, 1937, the son of Michael and Gladys (White) Cookson.

He and his wife, Betty started Norm Cookson Realty 42 years ago. Norm has been active in local affairs and has sponsored activities for the local children such as annual pig scramble, and the art contest in conjunction with the Dexter Fire Department. Norman loved traveling and had gone on four world cruises.

He is survived by a daughter, Terry Mackie and her companion, Barry Humbert of Hermon; 2 stepsons, Glen Fogg and his wife, Judy of Stetson, and Jeffrey Fogg and his wife, Jolene of Corinna; 3 stepdaughters, Belinda Stone and her husband, Lloyd of Corinna, Tammy Pullyard and her husband, Randy of Guilford, and Elena Eaton and her husband, Rodney of Garland; step-daughter-in-law, Peggy Cookson Fogg of Dover-Foxcroft; 2 brothers, Michael Cookson Jr. and his wife, Joanne, and Frederick Cookson and his wife, Karen, all of Dover-Foxcroft; 3 sisters, Eunice Cabel and her companion, Dick of NH, Eva Hagins of Sanford, and Flora Cates of Orono; 3 grandchildren, including a special granddaughter, Diana Morrill and her husband, Kendall of St. Albans; 7 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Rosemarie; step-son, Joey Fogg; grandson, Shawn Curtis; and a great granddaughter, Alexia Stone.

Friends may call Friday, December 18, 2015, from 12 PM to 1:30 PM, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main Street in Dexter, followed by a graveside service at 2 PM, at the West Garland Cemetery, with Pastor Lyman Curtis, Jr. officiating.

For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
Published on  December 15, 2015
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