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Donald Charles Cossman

August 3, 1932 - November 15, 2012

Donald Charles Cossman, 80, of Mooresville, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.
He was born on August 3, 1932 in Wilkes Barre, PA, to the late Edward and Julia Fudla Cossman. He was a US Army veteran serving in the Korean War. Mr. Cossman was retired from IBM and a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Mooresville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Cossman and Harold Cossman.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Doris Holmes Cossman; children, Donna Freeman of Binghamton, NY, Michael Cossman of Mooresville; grandchildren, Alicia Benjamin and husband, Joel, Jim Nelson; and great grandchildren, Kenzy and Colby Benjamin.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 21 at St. Therese Catholic Church with Father Vincent C. Curtin, S.J. officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Volunteers, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville, NC 28117 and/or St. Therese Catholic Church, 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28115.