William T. Cosgrove, 83, of Stratford, retired security guard for AVCO, husband of the late Judith Shapiro Cosgrove, died March 8, at home.

Born in the Bronx, N.Y. to the late Michael and Helen (Siksay) Cosgrove; U.S. Army veteran, Korean War.

Survivors include children, John Cosgrove and his wife Tracy and Jodi Hennessy and her husband Daniel all of Geneva, N.Y/, and Elizabeth Bowie of Trumbull, two stepdaughters, Jennifer Wise of Ohio, and Aimee Wise of Florida, seven grandchildren, a stepgrandson, two great-grandchildren, two sisters, Eleanor Mete of Bridgeport, and Florence Cataudella of Monroe, and many nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by a brother, Michael, and two sisters, Evelyn Hudak and Honey Arsenault.

Memorial contributions: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Adzima Funeral Home, Stratford.