Raymond William Cosgrove

17th September 1939 - 17th February 2021
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St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
Great North Road
23 February 2021, 11:00AM


Raymond William (Coz of Winton)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Southland Hospital on Wednesday 17 February 2021; aged 81 years.  Much loved husband of Debbie.  Dearly loved father and father in law of Julie and Noel Gullick, Stephen and Janine, Debbie and Ian Martin, Dwayne and Linda.  Adored Grandad of Flynn and Eli; Matthew and Reuben; Krista and Liam; Henry and Jessica. 

Loved brother and brother in law of Kathleen and Nelson Crosbie, Dorothy and the late Hec Chisholm. Loved uncle by all of his nieces and nephews.  Respected friend of Anne. Loved brother in law of the Trower and Brown families. 

“He will be sadly missed by us all”


A Rosary will be recited in the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Winton on Monday 22 February at 6.00pm, followed by a Requiem Mass to celebrate Ray’s life in the church on Tuesday 23 February at 11.00am. The service will conclude with the burial at Forest Hill Cemetery.  Donations can be made at the service for Winton St John.

Messages to 7A Calder Place, Winton 9720 or on Ray’s tribute page at www.frasersfunerals/tributes.

Livestream link available on the website to anyone wishing to watch from afar.


My thoughts and prayer to you all in your hour of need. Rest In Peace Ray.
Margaret McHugh, Picton
Please accept my sincere Sympathy for the sad passing of Ray. Kind regards, Dulcie Evans
Dulcie Evans, Invercargill
To Debbie and the Cosgrove family, please accept my Sincere Sympathy for the sad loss of Ray. My thoughts are with you all. Love from Selma.
Selma Martin, Invercargill
Our deepest sympathy thinking of you all
May and Denis clark and family, RIverton
Please accept our deepest sympathy, sorry we can’t be with you today. We have great memories of Cozzie especially in the Rural Delivery days.
Dick and Shirley Jackson, Christchurch
Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of Ray. I enjoyed my chats with him. RIP Ray Trish Murray
Patricia Murray, Invercargill