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James H. Cochran

Obituary for James H. Cochran

October 8, 2016
Buckingham Springs, Pennsylvania


James H. Cochran, of Buckingham Springs, passed away on Oct. 8, 2016 at the home of his daughter. James was a Supervisor at US Steel before retiring. Upon retirement he became a Deputy Sheriff at the Bucks County Courthouse for 22 years. He was a member of Fairless Hills Masonic Lodge #776 for 63 years & the Bucks County F.O.P. Lodge. James was a veteran of the US Navy, having proudly served our country. He was 88 yrs. old.

He is survived by his children, James G. Cochran of Mechanicsburg, PA and Lori P. Reich of Ivyland, PA; His siblings, John F. Cochran, M.D., and Jane L. Peterson; He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and his loving companion, Kathryn Thompson. He was pre-deceased by his brother, Richard W. Cochran, M.D.

Family and friends are invited to James' Life Celebration, from 5-7pm, Sunday, Oct.16th at Swartz/Givnish of Newtown, 323 E. Washington Ave., followed by his Funeral Service at 7pm. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery in DuBois, PA at a later date.

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