Leonora Kohl

Obituary of Leonora S. Kohl

Monson-Leonora S. (Sperry) Kohl, 87, passed away May 30, 2021.  Born June 12, 1933 in Providence, Rhode Island, Leonora was the daughter of Henry N. and Dorothy D. (Rhodes) Sperry.  Leonora has been a lifelong resident of Monson and worked as a substitute teacher and worked at Mass Mutual in Springfield for many years.  Then she went on to work for Pension Associates, also in Springfield.  Being very involved with her family, she was a mother advisor for the Rainbow Girls, a 4-H leader and also part of the Eastern Star.  Leonora loved to sew and appreciated the melodies of big band music.  Her love of travel and many family vacations filled her years with joy and laughter.  Leonora was predeceased by her first husband, John L. Wright in 1981, her second husband, Jacob Kohl in 2008 and her grandson, David Wright in 2018.  Her love will forever remain with her children, Carol Courchesne of Manchester, CT, Judy Slater and husband Lou of Monson, Marcia Wright and Marty of Wildwood, FL and Dottie Coffey and husband Daniel of Stonington, CT along with grandchildren, Douglas Courchesne, Amy Arnold, Adrianne Lapham, Elizabeth Laroche, Irving Arnold, III, and Kyle Arnold.  She also is survived by seven great grandchildren, Luke, Leah, Cali, Olivia, Abby, Irvie and Mila and her beloved dog, Charlie, of 15 years.  A private service will be held at Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home.  For those wishing, donations may be made in her memory to Dakin Humane Society, 171 Union St., Springfield, MA. 

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