[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 12 February 1922.]
Pittsfield, February 11.—Mrs. Irene Cockefair, who would have been 101 years olf on Wednesday died last night at Bloomfield, N.J. She was the widow of Samuel Cockefair. She knitted socks and sweaters for soldiers during the World War. She was born at Hinsdale, spent her early girlhood days in the town of Washington and since her marriage had lived at Bloomfield. She had three daughters who died. Milton T. and Stephen B. Abbott of this city and Fred E. Abbott of Becket are nephews.