Mary Cosgrove, dedicated nurse

November 2, 2018

Mary Cosgrove, 60, of Milton, formerly of Hoboken, N.J., and longtime resident of Bloomfield, N.J., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE. She was born Aug. 31, 1958, in Hoboken, daughter of Joan Nisler (née Broderick) and of the late Thomas Nisler.

Mrs. Cosgrove graduated from St. Mary's Nursing School in Hoboken. She was dedicated to her job as a nurse and case manager for many years until her retirement in 2014.

In addition to her mother, Mrs. Cosgrove is survived by her husband, Paul Cosgrove of Milton; two sons: Ryan Paul Cosgrove of New Brunswick, N.J., and Sean Thomas Cosgrove of Milton; and one sister, Joan Marie Nisler of Lewes.

Services will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Cosgrove's name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Please visit Mrs. Cosgrove's Life Memorial Webpage and sign her online guest book at