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West Orange Family Needs Help Following Tragedy

WEST ORANGE, NJ - A long-time West Orange family is struggling in the wake of a devastating tragedy.


Bryan Cowley was a loving father to six children and a caring husband to his wife Tammy. He passed away suddenly last week. He has worked up to three jobs at a time to support his large family, but lost his primary job due to Covid-related cutbacks in April. As a result, Bryan lost his life insurance, and the unemployment checks he had been receiving will terminate.


The children attend(ed) Redwood Elementary, Liberty Middle, and West Orange High School. Three grandchildren are also living at home with the Cowley family.


Major Joseph Marchesini (USAF-Ret.), Commander of the West Orange High School JRAFROTC, has begun a Go Fund Me page to help cover immediate and significant expenses. 


Please visit the Go Fund Me page here to make a donation.


If you are interested in providing meals for the family go here.








Cynthia Cumming
Nov. 14, 2020