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Wendy Lee (Burbank) CozzensSeptember 25, 1976 ~ June 1, 2017 (age 40)
Wendy L. Cozzens passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, June 1, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.
Wendy was born September 25, 1976 to Katherine (Mardin) Bouffard and Stephen Burbank in Woodsville, NH. She grew up in Monroe, NH attending Monroe consolidated school, graduating from St. Johnsbury Academy in 1995 and NH Technical Institute in 1997 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. After graduating Wendy worked as a teacher for Headstart in NH.
She was married on September 15, 2001 to Jason Cozzens. During the course of their marriage the military stationed them in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, New York and Alaska. They have two beautiful children, Addison and Isabella. The children were her greatest gifts and being a mom was the most important role of her life. Wendy was a stay at home mom until the children were in school, then she became a teacher’s aide in the school system in Alaska.
In 2014 she and the children moved to California where she worked in the school system. In March 2015 they moved back home to Vermont/New Hampshire to fight her illness.
She is survived by her son Addison and daughter Isabella both of Belmont, NH; her parents: Katherine and Dennis Bouffard of Sutton, VT, Stephen and Nancy Burbank of Bath, NH; sister: Heidi Burbank of Oakland, CA; brothers: Jon (Liz Patterson) Bouffard of Pike, NH, Brent Burbank of Woodsville, NH; paternal grandparents: Randall and Marjorie Burt of Bath, NH, aunts, uncles and many dear friends.
She was pre-deceased by her maternal grandparents: Raymond and Alice Mardin of Jefferson, NH.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 24 at the Lyndon Meeting House, 153 York Street, Lyndon Corner, VT from 1 – 4 p.m.
Donations may be made to the Elizabeth Brown Humane Society, 80 Button Wood Lane, Victory VT 05858 or Kingdom Animal Shelter, PO Box 462, St. Johnsbury VT 05819.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.saylesfh.com.
Kingdom Animal Shelter
PO Box 462, St. Johnsbury VT 05819
Elizabeth Brown Humane Society
80 Button Wood Lane, Victory VT 05858