April Cox

Obituary of April Louise Cox

April Louise Cox (Laventure), aged 59, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2024, in Mooresville, North Carolina. Born April 1, 1964, in Aurora, Colorado, she was the daughter of David Laventure and the late Carole Laventure. April was raised in Belchertown, Massachusetts, and moved to Mooresville, North Carolina, in 2014. April was a cherished member of the community and a beacon of love and joy to her family and friends.


April was the beloved wife of Steven Cox of 31 years, with whom she shared a profound and enduring love. Together, they built a life rich in laughter, raising their children, Matthew, Brittany, and Jennifer, to whom she was a devoted mother. Her unwavering support and nurturing guidance have left an indelible mark on their lives.


She was the proud grandmother of Brandon, Ethan, and Gabriella, whose youthful exuberance brought her immeasurable happiness. April's role as a grandmother was one of her most treasured, and the memories she created with her grandchildren will continue to comfort her family.


Her love for children extended beyond her immediate family through her involvement in childcare. April's nurturing and caring nature touched the lives of many families, leaving an enduring legacy of warmth and kindness.


April is survived by her loving husband, Steven Cox; her son, Matthew Cox, and daughter-in-law, Belkys Cox; her daughter, Brittany Cox; her daughter, Jennifer Binkney, and son-in-law, Joshuah Binkney; her grandchildren, Brandon Grenier, Ethan Cox, and Gabriella Cox; her sister and brother-in-law, Suzanne and Eric Markham; her sister, Sallyanne Laventure, her niece, Evelyn; her brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Maryanne Laventure; her nephew, David Laventure and his wife, Shinead Laventure. Her nephew, niece, and great nieces, Christopher Carter and Katarina, Melody, Sunni, and Luna. Her father-in-law, Bill Cox, his wife, Liz Cox, and many other beloved friends and family.


April had a passion for travel, with a particular fondness for Disney World, where she created enchanting memories with her family. The tranquility of Lake Norman held a special place in her heart, especially when enjoyed from the deck of her pontoon boat—a place where she found solace and happiness. April Cox will be remembered for her love of family, friends, and travel and for her positive impact on those around her. Her legacy lives on in the hearts of her family and friends, and her memory will be cherished for years to come.


April was a member of Elevation Church, where she found spiritual comfort and community. Her faith was a cornerstone of her life and provided her with strength.


April's warmth, kindness, and loving spirit will be deeply missed by all who knew her, and her memory will be forever held in the hearts of those she touched.


The family extends their gratitude to Beers and Story Funeral Home in Belchertown, Massachusetts, for their compassionate assistance during this difficult time. Visitation will be held Friday, February 23, from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Beers and Story Belchertown Funeral Home, 10 Maple Street, Belchertown, MA. A graveside service will be on Saturday, February 24, at 10:00 am at South Cemetery, 143 Mill Valley Road, Belchertown, MA. Donations may be made in her memory to the Duke Cancer Institute or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

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Visitation - Public

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, February 23, 2024
Beers & Story Funeral Homes, Belchertown
10 Maple Street
Belchertown, Massachusetts, United States

Graveside Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, February 24, 2024
South Cemetery
RT 181
Belchertown, Massachusetts, United States
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