Margaret Ann Cogar

December 5, 1945December 26, 2017

Margaret Ann Cogar, age 72, of Martinsburg, WV, formerly of Front Royal passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Canterbury Nursing Home in Shepherdstown, WV.

A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home with Reverend Seth Alcorn officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the start of the funeral service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Cogar was born in Front Royal on December 5, 1945 a daughter of the late Irene Howard Sealock. She was raised by her maternal grandparents Louis A. and Elizabeth Estes Sealock. She was a custodian with the federal government. She enjoyed flower gardening, and going out dancing. She had a special place in her heart for dogs, she adopted many from local shelters. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Cogar is survived by her son, Donald Cogar of Martinsburg, WV; her sisters, Barbara Howard and Kathy Howard both of Chicago, IL; her grandchildren, Joshua Cogar and Samantha Cogar; her niece, April Martin Gorman and husband Timothy; her cousin, Betty Barbe Martin; and a special friend, Alice Parks.

In addition to her mother Mrs. Cogar was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Wayne Cogar in 1981; her sister, Jean Williams; her niece, Kristina Gorman; and a cousin she was raised with, Charles E. Martin.


  • Funeral Service Friday, January 5, 2018

Margaret Ann Cogar

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Joseph Henry

January 3, 2018

The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh. I reckon we as finite human beings submit to He, Blessed and Most High, who created and takes. God bless Margaret and may she be at eternal rest.

Leslie Woods

January 2, 2018

I will miss Margaret . She and I were great friends. I never met a sweeter lady and kinder lady. Loved talking to you my dear.