Henry's Story

MARS HILL - Henry Howard Cousins 84, husband of Reta (MacDougall) Cousins, passed away on July 24, 2015 at The Aroostook Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born on April 11, 1931 in Blaine, the son of Howard and Gertrude Cousins.

Henry served in the United States Army and National Guard during the Korean War. He was also a member of the William Cousins American Legion Post #118 of Mars Hill. He enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Reta (MacDougall) Cousins of Mars Hill, a brother Lemuel Cousins and his wife Crystal of North Carolina, a son Gerald Cousins and his wife Vanda of Mars Hill, a daughter Debbie Johnston and husband Chuck of Presque Isle, a daughter Sheila Allan and husband Gailen of Glassville, NB. Canada, and a son Gary Cousins of Mars Hill. His grandchildren, Samantha and her husband Ryan Drost, Gregory Cousins, Gaila Allan, Jenna Cousins, Michael and his wife Wendy Amato, Jason Johnston and his wife Krista Delahunty, and Cory Johnston and his wife Victoria Whall, several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Henry is predeceased by his parents Howard and Gertrude Cousins, two sisters Olive Cousins and Mary Perkins, and brother Lonnie Nash.

Funeral services will be held 2PM Monday July 27, 2015 at the Old Fashion Revival Center, Blaine with Rev. Mark Carter officiating. Friends may call noon until time of service at the church. Interment will be at Kings Grove Cemetery, Mars Hill. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to TAMC's Aroostook Cancer Care at PO Box 151, Presque Isle, ME 04769. The family would like to thank TAMC's staff and physicians at Oncology and on the Med/Surg floor for their exceptional care during this difficult time. Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
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