Cindy McIntosh was one of our Facebook Cowsill friends.
Her obituary reads:
Born November 6, 1954 in Salem, MA, and entered into rest on January 8, 2014 in Newark, CA at the age of 59. Devoted mother to Christy Newsom and her husband Eli of Bridgeport, CT. Cherished sister of Patti Ostasiuk and her husband Mark of Newark, Sandy Carstensen of Livermore, and Joanne Sewell and her husband Richard of Fremont. Loving aunt to Michael Carlson, Danny Sewell, Tommy Sewell, Kevan Carstensen, Sean Carstensen, and Kelly Carstensen.
It was Cindy's dream to be a mother, and she dedicated her life to being the most supportive and dedicated mother not just to her daughter Christy, but to her younger sisters, nephews, nieces, and son-in-law. She was a loyal employee to Washington Hospital for 28 years. She was also an avid animal activist and personally saved countless homeless and at-risk cats. She loved theater, music, ballet, and marathons of Law and Order: SVU.
A Memorial Service will be held for Cindy on Saturday, January 11, 10am at Fremont Chapel of the Roses, 1940 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536. Inurnment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Cindy to Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 30215, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598