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“A sister to love here or gone but never is gone. Always in heart and mind and never forgotten. When we were young we grow up as two peas in a pod. A...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: sandra cobbett - manchester, NH

“My condolences to the Cobbett family. Our thoughts and prayers will always be with Janis. ”
2 of 35 | Posted by: Nguyen-Tran family - Manchester, NH

“Cousin Mickey and family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss of Janis. When I walk in the Step out to stop diabetes this year , I will walk for Janis...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: June Thompson Regan - AZ

“Words just cannot express the loss that we all feel, Janis left smiles and memories everywhere she went. Uncle Richard and Aunt Mickey - please know...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Angie & Dave Fasick - Marysville, PA

“Janis, The love was strong in the room last night. Everyone was saying how your smile could light up a room. Well you did it again last night. All...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Brenda Damon - Holbrook, MA

“I worked with Janis at Ridgewood. Sooo sorry to hear of her passing! Janis was an awesome person.She had a great sense of humor and I enjoyed each...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: Carla Randall, LPN - North Port, FL

“Dear Mickey, Richard, Sandra and Tracy, We are sorry for your loss of your beautiful daughter, Janis. You and your family are in our thoughts. She...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Steve Springer, Debbie Burns, and Brianna Springer - ME

“I will miss you Jan; you were my other sister. ”
8 of 35 | Posted by: Nicole Wright - Derry, NH

“Dear Cobbett clan. Too young. I am so full of sorrow with you. Jans smile could light up a room. We will miss the "funny girl" sense of humor. ...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: Al Hall - Brockton, MA - Cousin

“The Cobbett Family, I'm deeply sorry for your loss. Janis was a good person. I was just thinking back when we were younger and all the get...Read More »
10 of 35 | Posted by: Sara Boland-Williams - Groton, CT

“I'm deeply sorry for your loss!!! Janis will be missed by alot!! I have a lot of great memories of my childhood and everyone from Manchester South...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Sara Boland-Williams - Groton, CT

“Janis you were one of my best friends growing up in Manchester, I haven't seen you in nearly 10 years but you had a huge impact on my life and my...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Corina Cole (Freeman) - concord, NH

“I am so sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts go out to her family. She was a kind sweet person and will be missed. ”
13 of 35 | Posted by: Ashley Ponce - NH

“I worked with Janis as an lna at Ridgewood.I will miss her terribly. Janis had the best laugh and sense of humor. She was a very happy person that...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: karen delph - goffstown, NH

“my dear old friend you wll be missed dearly. i know we havent talked since we graduated together, but i have always kept my friends in my heart.you...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Matthew Bell - Manchester, NH

“Maureen and Richard, we were very sorry to hear about your loss of Janis, we always told her she reminded us of our grand-daughter with her beautiful...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Larry and Elaine Deane - FL

“Jan, I only wish I could have known you better. You made my Mathew so very happy and you not only loved him but you truly cared deeply. You will...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Harriet Hewitt - Nottingham, NH

“I'm so very sorry for your loss.Janis was my very first friend in kindergarten. She was so patient and kind. Though we lost touch in high school, I...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Angelica Ladd - Manchester, NH

“My deepest sympathy to Mickey, Richard and family members. I am sincerely saddedned to hear of your loss of you "baby girl". She looks beautiful! I...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Joyce (Thompson) Magan - MA

“My baby jan. who brought so much happiness and joy to me;; her and me would share so many laughs together;.I know she went through so much pain; and...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: mickey cobbett - manchester., NH

“For the many yrs.that I saw my daughter Jan suffer from this terrible disease that caused other complications putting her in the E.R. many times over...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: Richard Cobbett - Manchester, NH

“We were saddened to hear about Janis. Sorry for your loss. ”
22 of 35 | Posted by: Penny and Darlene Lefort

“Richard My deepest sympathy to you and your Family on your lost ”
23 of 35 | Posted by: Mike Scichilone - Spencer, MA

“Richard, I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincerest condolences. May you find some solace in the fact that she is now with our Lord...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: Joseph - FAMILY FRIEND

“Matthew, Paul & Doreen,Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Love to all and especially Janis! ”
25 of 35 | Posted by: Bob & Diane Cate - Nashua, NH

“My dear cousin, gone too soon. you will forever remain in our hearts. XOXO auntie mickey and uncle richie, lean on Jehovah during this time of sorrow...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Melissa

“My dear cousin, words cannot express the amount of sadness we feel. You will forever remain in our hearts. Auntie Mickey/uncle richie, your faith...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Melissa Coronella - Cape Coral, FL

“"Say not in grief 'she is no more', but live in thankfulness that she was." ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Tracy - Manchester, NH - Sister

“I am so terribly sorry and so shocked to hear of Janis's passing. I worked with her behind the jewelry counter at the new Kohl's and we really...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Lisa Codair - Bedford, NH

“I am so sad to hear of Janis' passing. Tracy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
30 of 35 | Posted by: Colleen Gate - Auburn, NH

“You are remembered fondly by Residents and Staff at Ridgewood Center. Especially your beautiful smile. ”
31 of 35 | Posted by: Bonnie Kisielewski - bedford, NH

“March 21,2012My dear I will miss all the talkes we hadand all the joy you brought to Matthew and your family. And all the laugher. I love you and I...Read More »
32 of 35 | Posted by: Doreen Hewitt - Manchester, NH

“Rest in Peace Janis, your work on earth is done, he has something else planned for you to do now. My Deepest Sympathy to your Family. Love you, Aunt...Read More »
33 of 35 | Posted by: Meredith Patstone - York, ME

“So sorry to hear of Janis' passing. I was an aid with her at Ridgewood center.Janis was funny and an awesome aid to work with, always up beat. To...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Diane Hooper - Northfield, NH

“I worked with Janis AS her charge nurse at Ridgewood and found out that she had diabetes and sent her to the ER and that is where her journey began....Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: Martha Couturier - Weare, NH


Janis Margaret Cobbett, 28, of Manchester, the daughter of Richard and Maureen (Mallon) Cobbett died March 17, 2012 in Manchester following complications from diabetes.

Janis was born on May 11, 1983, raised in Manchester, NH and graduated from Memorial High School in 2001.

She worked as an LNA at Ridgewood Nursing Home in Bedford, NH and recently the new Kohl's in Bedford.

Janis was a very kind person and grateful for many things. She loved to cook, bake and do crafts. She also had a funny sense of humor – she was our funny girl.

She'll be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by her two sisters, Tracy Dinu and her husband Michael, and Sandra Cobbett all of Manchester, NH, two nephews, Douglas and Raiden of Manchester, NH, Janis' fiancé, Matthew Hewitt, his parents, Paul and Doreen Hewitt, one nephew, Jayden and one niece, Jhayda all of Manchester and her best friend Nichole Wright of Derry, NH along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Her Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday at the Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover St, Manchester from 7:00 to 9:00PM with a service at 8:00PM. In lieu of flowers donations in Janis' name can be made the Diabetic Fund, American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, www.diabetes.org, Always and Forever Tributes.