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Mrs. Alma R. (Lague) Cooney
January 09, 2023


Mrs. Alma R. (Lague) Cooney, a resident of Salem, New Hampshire, formerly of Andover and beloved wife of the late John J. Cooney passed away at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen on Monday, January 9, 2023. She was 90 years old.

Born in Providence, RI, she was the beloved daughter of the late Arthur and Alma (Malenfant) Lague. Mrs Cooney worked as a Personnel Manager in Human Resources.

She was devoted to her family. She was always ready to lend a helping hand whether it was getting you to your new job, stopping by to check on a neighbor or friend, helping one recover from surgery, or welcoming a new grandchild. She was a maker of lifetime friendships. She was an enthusiastic member of the Andover Senior Center where she enjoyed playing cards, having lunch with friends, and many Senior trips. She had a adventurous spirit and an ever curious mind.

Alma is survived by her loving children: Patricia A. Cooney and her husband Timothy Cremin of Andover, Jack J. and his wife, Barbara A. Cooney of Nottingham, NH, Barbara J. Cooney of Salem, NH, Kathy Cooney of Groveland, Kevin M. Cooney and his wife Patricia A. Cooney of Hampton, NH, and Thomas and his wife Marcy Cooney of Salem, MA; siblings Jaqueline Jacavone of Johnston, RI, Joan and her husband Jack Brady of Lake Suzy, FL, and Janet Cooney of Salem, NH; grandchildren: Elizabeth, Sheila, DJ, Kim, Chuck, Mary, Emily, JoJo, Johnny, Erin, Cara, Colleen, Shannon, and Jessica; great grandchildren: Kieran, Aiden, Leah, London, Logan, Lincoln, and Bryson and many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover MA on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 12:30pm. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral home of Andover. For additional information, please visit

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