Terrance Joseph “T.J.” Cossette, 69, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
He was born August 12, 1943 at Fargo, N.D. the son of Maurice & Aldea Cossette. He graduated from Beach High School.
T.J. moved to the St. Marys community on August 1, 1979 and he worked in Mechanical Maintenance at Jeffery’s Energy Center. He was a member of Assumption Catholic Church.
Mr. Cossette was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Angel Brown.
He was united in marriage to Sandra L Chynoweth on August 14, 1964 at Lakeview OR. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include daughters Tanya (Alan) Gordon, Terryann (Dave) Thomas and Tiffany all of Topeka; brothers, Duane Cossette, Great Falls, MT, James Cossette, Belvue and Ron Cossette, Gillette, WY; three granddaughters, Christina, Sage and Sasha.
Requiem Mass will be at 7:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Assumption Chapel. Interment will be in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, St. Marys. A rosary will be recited at 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Memorial contributions may be made to Assumption Chapel Building Fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. Online condolence may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com.