October 6, 1940 - June 5, 2020
SHIRLEY: Kathe Wollenschläger Cosenze, 79, of Shirley Massachusetts, passed away peacefully at home on June 5th, 2020 with her husband of 63 years, Tony, her eldest daughter Carolyn, her son-in-law Ray and granddaughter Lauren at her side. While Kathe’s family mourns her passing, they also celebrate her life and cherish the moments and memories they have of her. She was a devoted wife, a great mom and a doting grandmother and great grandmother. Kathe is survived by her family, husband Tony, her children, Carolyn, John, Mike and Camille and their spouses Ray and Cory. Kathe had a special bond with her grandchildren; Anthony, and his wife Claire, Nick, Michael, and his wife Lauren, Michelle, and her husband Steve, Lauren, Ashley, Jillian, Sean, Ryan, Alex and Zack and with her great grandchildren, Collin, Brooklyn, Theo and Eleanor. Her sister Ursula Letchworth lives in Florida and her brothers Peter and George Wollenschläger reside in Germany. Kathe was born on October 6th, 1940, in Nürnberg, Germany to Ludwig and Anna Wollenschläger. She met her husband Tony, a soldier in the U.S. Army, who was stationed in Germany, at a dance in Nürnberg in 1958. They married and she immigrated to the United States in 1959. She was a resident of Shirley for over 40 years. Kathe loved spending time with her family, knitting and crocheting, and a competitive game of Uno. She was an amazing cook and also enjoyed a good German beer. She will be missed. “Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow". Author Unknown Funeral services will be held at the Village Cemetery in Shirley at a time yet to be determined. The Anderson Funeral Home, 25 Shirley Road in Ayer, is assisting the family with arrangements.
SHIRLEY: Kathe Wollenschläger Cosenze, 79, of Shirley Massachusetts, passed away peacefully at home on June 5th, 2020 with her husband of 63 years, Tony, her eldest daughter Carolyn, her son-in-law Ray and granddaughter Lauren at her side. While... View Obituary & Service Information
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