Elizabeth Cookman

Elizabeth D. "BJ" Cookman

1923 - 2018

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Obituary of Elizabeth D. Cookman


Elizabeth “BJ” Donahue Cookman, age 95, of Shelton, formerly of Easton, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018.

She was the beloved wife of the late Prentice C. Cookman. Born in Bridgeport she was the daughter of Francis and Ann Sullivan Donahue.

She was Secretary to the President of Sikorsky Aircraft and enjoyed travelling the world.

Survivors include her stepdaughters, Mary Louise Schmerker and Carol Ann Magjarevich, step grandchildren, Jeffrey and John Schmerker, and Courtney Magjarevich and their families. She was predeceased by her stepson, Prentice (Corky) Cookman. In addition BJ is survived by many Sullivan family members.  

An Entombment Service will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., meeting directly at Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main Street, Westport. 

The Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Directors of Trumbull are directing the arrangements.



Cryptside Service

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Willowbrook Cemetery
395 Main Street
Westport, Connecticut, United States


Wintergem Mausoleum, Level 3, Row L, #36