Sandra Cobden, 79


Warwick, R.I. – Sandra Cobden died Aug. 23 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Harry Cobden. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Jacob and Natalie (Turick) Crovitz, she had lived in Warwick for 49 years, previously residing in Cranston. Sandra was a teacher in the Warwick School District and in the Religious School at Temple Am David and the former Temple Beth Israel for 45 years, retiring eight years ago. She was a member of RIAFT/Retirees Local 8037. Sandra was a graduate of Rhode Island College of Education, now Rhode Island College, receiving a bachelor’s degree in 1957 and a master’s degree in 1964, both in education.

Devoted mother of Andrew Cobden and his wife, Claire, of Newton, Mass., and Judith Cobden and her wife, Rebecca Laverriere, of Warwick. Dear sister of the late Herbert Crovitz. Sandra loved her dog, Milo. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Woman & Infants Breast Health Center Development Foundation, c/o Philanthropy or East Greenwich Animal Protection League.