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  • Violet V. Cook

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  • LITTLE FALLS Violet V. Cook, 90, of State Route 167, Little Falls, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at 864 Snells Bush Rd., the home of Robert and Stephanie Cook, where she resided, was cared for and loved.
    She was born on Nov. 27, 1923, in Herkimer, the daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes (Lieski) Vincent. Violet was educated in Herkimer schools.
    She was united in marriage to her husband of 65 years, Robert F. Cook, on Aug. 5, 1942, at St. Joseph's Church, Herkimer. Mr. Cook predeceased her on Dec. 27, 2007.
    She was of the Catholic faith. Violet was a volunteer with the American Red Cross and Little Falls Hospital, for many years, along with her dear friend, Sophie Sokol, who predeceased her, and special friends, Pat and Emily Sokol, who were loved like family to Violet.
    She was co-owner and operator along with her husband, Robert, and her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Stephanie Cook, on the family farm, Cook's Dairy Farm, Snells Bush Road. Violet was also employed at the former National Automotive Fiber Co., Little Falls, for several years.
    Violet was such a fine lady and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She was loved by so many friends including one special friend, Ann Murphy, who also predeceased her and is interred next to Violet in Rural Park Cemetery.
    She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Robert J. and Stephanie Cook; granddaughters, Melissa Cook and Jennifer Cool and her husband, Jamie; grandson, Richard (R.J.) Cook and his fiancee, Rebecca Herron; great-grandchildren, Summer, Abby, Owen, Olivia, Jamie and Jaden; a dear family friend, Patsy Cook and her friend, Bryant Austin; and several nieces and nephews. Violet was predeceased by two brothers, Michael and Joseph Vincent; a sister, Virginia Dychko; two sons, Ronald Cook, Jan. 27, 2007, and Richard G. Cook, Dec. 9, 2012; and a grandson, Robert (Bobby) S. Cook, Dec. 1, 2007.
    Mrs. Cook was laid to rest on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Rural Park Cemetery, Ingham Mills, with the Rev. Dr. Steven A. Scarcia, rector of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Little Falls, officiating. There were no public calling hours or service.
    She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered for her saying "Love 'em warts and all!!"
    Arrangements are by Chapman-Moser Funeral Home, Inc., 42 N. Ann St., Little Falls, NY.
    Online remembrances www.chapmanmoser.com.
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