Bernard J. Cogswell, born 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2017 surrounded by his family members. Bernard was born to predeceased parents, Richard Sr. and Lina I. Cogswell. Bernard leaves behind three living brothers, Richard Jr., Gregory Sr., and Garyl and his God-sister, Ann. He is preceded in death by brother, Alton Eric.
Bernard moved to Gilbert, Arizona, with his brother in 2006, from Connecticut, and has been working for Old Country Buffet in Mesa until his passing in June. Besides his immediate family, Bernard leaves to mourn his family in New York – Alabama – Virginia – Florida and Connecticut and host of nieces, nephew and friends.
Memorial service will be held at World Deliverance Outreach Ministries in Mesa, Arizona on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm.