Elizabeth A Cowen

January 4, 1937June 18, 2018

Elizabeth Ann Cowen (nee Landy) passed away peacefully in the arms of her children on June 18, 2018 at age 81.

She was born to Urban and Elizabeth McCabe Landy on January 4, 1937 in Yonkers where she was raised and graduated from Sacred Heart HS. Elizabeth worked as a bookkeeper in Hastings on Hudson a waitress for a country club and a restaurant and a receptionist in a doctor’s office. Elizabeth married Harold Cowen on May 31, 1958 at Sacred Heart Church in Yonkers, he died in 2015. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church. Elizabeth enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, playing games with friends and family, baking, reading, painting and crafts. She is survived by her son Robert Harold Cowen three daughters Elisabeth Cartolano, Elaine Gardner and Nancy Saia, a sister Miriam Mazzara, 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Michael Landy and a sister Elaine Gallo. Visiting hours will be in the Whalen & Ball funeral home on Friday from 4pm to 7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be in Sacred Heart Church on Saturday at 9:30am. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Jude children’s hospital. Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10703 (914)965-5488


  • Visitation Friday, June 22, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, June 23, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, June 23, 2018

Elizabeth A Cowen

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Colleen Pavone

June 20, 2018

Always a classy lady loved by all! Deepest sympathy to all the family. I miss playing cards and rummy Q with my ladies. ❤️❤️❤️