Frank J. Cosgrove

Frank J. Cosgrove, 89, of Ridgefield, husband of the late Linnea (Berntson) Cosgrove, died on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the Regional Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Danbury.
Mr. Cosgrove was born in Longford, Ireland to James and Ellie (Campbell) Cosgrove.
He emigrated from Ireland settling in the Bronx, NY and then Ridgefield where he has been a resident for the past fifty-one years.
Mr. Cosgrove in early years was first an amateur boxer and then a professional boxer. He later became a conductor with Metro North on their New Haven Division.
He was a supporter of animal rights and animal welfare programs.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 30, 2019 in St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 520 Ridgebury Road, Ridgefield at 10:30 a.m.
Burial will follow in Ridgebury Cemetery, Ridgefield,
There will be no calling hours.
Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.


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