Goldie Hyder Cosgrove, 88, of Plainwell, passed away peacefully at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo. Goldie was born April 12, 1934 in Livingston, KY, the daughter of Felix and Ethel (Langford) Brock. She moved to Plainwell as a child, graduating from Plainwell High School. She attended Ferris State University studying business and worked in her husband’s pharmacy, Parchment Pharmacy. She was united in marriage to Dale Hyder on May 8, 1953 at the Plainwell First Baptist Church. Sadly, Dale passed away in 1994. Goldie was blessed to find love a second time when she met Royce Cosgrove, whom she married June 1, 1996. Goldie was a member of Plainwell First Baptist Church for many years, was active at the senior center and was dedicated to her exercise regimen. She loved camping, reading, gardening and playing sudoku but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Goldie is survived by her three children Julie (Dennis) Goodwin, Rebecca (Dave) Goricki, and Laura (Todd) LaBonne; Royce’s two children, Jeff (Julie) Cosgrove and Anne (Gary) Delger; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren with 3 on the way; two sisters, June (late Don) Burge, Thelma (Jim) Rohrer; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Dale, in 1994 and her second husband Royce Cosgrove.
A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Plainwell with a time for visiting from 12-1 p.m. Goldie will be laid to rest at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell following the service.
While visiting Goldie's webpage at www.amsfuneralhomes.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family. Memorial donations may be made in Goldie's memory to Centrica Care Navigators or First Baptist Church of Plainwell.
The family is being cared for by Avink McCowen Secord Funeral Home Plainwell Chapel; 120 S. Woodhams St. 269 685-5881