Conroy Funeral Home

Marie C. "Cookie" Henderson



Private Service
Henderson, Marie C. “Cookie”, 90, of Springfield passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2020 in Villa Springfield. She was born on December 8, 1929 in Springfield the daughter of Angelo Mark and Barbara N. (Angelo) Cocca. She retired as a cook from Ridgewood School in 2002 after 27 years of service. Survivors include her three daughters and spouses, Charlene (Ed) Lilly, Peg (Jim) Horstman and Carol (Stony) Pearcy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 2007 and her sister, Barbara Malone Koerner. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private, family service will be held in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


Dear Charlene, Peg, Carol & family, We are sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Aunt Cookie was a lovely lady. I have many fond memories of summers spent at Uncle Prune and Aunt Cookie's home swimming, riding mini-bikes and running through the enormous weeping willow trees. May your special memories bring you comfort. Keeping you in our thoughts & prayers. Wishing you peace at this time of sorrow. Love, Shane, Mary, Stefan, Calum & Catrin Latham xo

- Mary Latham , Wednesday September 16th, 2020

To Cookie's Family, We were sorry to hear about Cookoe's passing. You girls were blessed with the best Mom. She was so good to all of us. Remembering all the fun times we had at their house. Our sincere sympathy, Joe & Mary Ann

- Mary Ann Gayonski, Tuesday September 15th, 2020

Carol, so sorry to read of your Mother’s passing. My Aunt passed this morning, also. May God’s comfort be with each of you during this time.

- Sallie & Dick Buckner, Tuesday September 15th, 2020

Carol, I know you will miss your Mommy, so much You are surely blessed to have her, on Earth, for so long. Prayers for you, Stony, and family. Donna

- Donna Foshee, Tuesday September 15th, 2020

To Cookie's Family, We were sorry to hear about Cookoe's passing. You girls were blessed with the best Mom. She was so good to all of us. Remembering all the fun times we had at their house. Our sincere sympathy, Joe & Mary Ann

- Mary Ann Gayonski, Monday September 14th, 2020

I have such fond memories of the swim parties at your house Peg, especially the one on my 16th birthday. Your mom was always so patient and sweet to all of us. I have never forgotten how kind she always was to me. Very sweet memories of time spent at your house. My deepest sympathies to you, Charlene, Carol and the rest of your family. Hugs and prayers to you all. Love - Sandi

- Sandi Wickham O’Connor, Monday September 14th, 2020