Bruce J. Cossett Jr.January 30,2013
Bruce J. Cossett Jr.
BARRE — Bruce John Cossett Jr., 77, died Jan. 27, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Natick, Mass., on March 5, 1935, the son of Bruce John and Alice May (Hoptman) Cossett.
He graduated from high school in Natick and took classes at Community College of Vermont.
He was in the Air Force from 1954 to 1957.
He married Barbara Ann Cahill in Boston on Dec. 1, 1969.
He worked for Sprague Electric, the state of Vermont, and as a night watchman at Central Hotel.
He enjoyed programming computers, tinkering on electronics and going to the Aldrich Library.
Survivors include his wife; two children, John Cossett, of Montpelier, and Alice Camp, of Monkton; stepbrother Steve Allen, of Brookfield; seven grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two younger brothers, George and Charles Cossett.
The celebration of his life will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St. in Barre.
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