August 29, 1980-December 31, 2011
Jennifer Ann Cohun, 31, of Toad Pond Road died Saturday, December 31, 2011 at her home. Jennifer was born in Bellows Falls, VT on August 29, 1980, the daughter of Jack and Christine (Mitchell) Cohun.
She attended the Westminster Center School, the Bellows Falls Middle School, and was a graduate of Bellows Falls Union High School and Sterling College in Craftsbury, Vt. She went on to earn a degree in teaching from Lyndon State College with honors and attained a Master Gardener certificate from the University of Vermont. Jennifer taught at the Troy School. She was involved with the Red Tent Society in St. Johnsbury,VT. Jennifer's true passion was gardening and she was also an avid hiker and kayaker.
Jennifer is survived by her parents Jack and Christine Cohun of Westminster, VT; her sisters Kelly Cohun and husband Brent Bradshaw of Leesburg, VA and Kristel Coen and husband Patrick of Springfield, VT; her maternal grandmother Estelle Mitchell of Rockville, CT; her niece and nephew Krystah and Kurt Coen; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her beloved dog Casey.
There will be calling hours from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2012 at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls, VT. The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at the Immanuel Episcopal Church in Bellows Falls.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the Community National Bank, c/o Julie Willis, P0 Box 127, Troy, VT 05868 for Mariah Bathalon's Education College Fund, one of Jennifer's seventh grade homeroom students.