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Marion Cook

Marion E. Cook (Burgess)

Friday, December 31st, 1920 - Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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Obituary

WATERFORD Marion E. Cook, 98, of 1st St. died Saturday February 23, 2019 at her residence. Born and educated in Waterford she was a lifelong Waterford resident and was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Sickler Burgess. She was a 1939 graduate of Mildred Elley School.

Marion had served as Director of the Waterford Public Library for a number of years and retired in 1995. She was a former Ruling Elder at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Waterford. She was a life member of the Eastern Star, a member and Past President of the Thursday Morning Club, a member of the Waterford Study Club, the Waterford Historical Museum and the Ilium Literary Club. A volunteer at the Leonard Hospital and Samaritan Hospital, Marion had over 5000 hours of service. In 1989 she was named a “Waterford Village Patroon”

She was the widow of Arthur B. Cook who died in 1995 and is the mother of Daryll Alison Cook of Waterford and dear cousin of Margaret Dreier of Hawaii.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10 am on Monday March 4, 2019 at Grace Episcopal Church in Waterford. Interment will be in Waterford Rural Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may visit with the family at the church on Monday prior to the service from 9:30 – 10 am.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Waterford Public Library Memorial Fund, 117 3rd St., Waterford, NY 12188.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:00am
    When
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 9:30am - 10:00am
    Location
    Grace Church
    Address
    34 Third Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Grace Church
    Address
    34 Third Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Kathy Alonge-Coons
  • Interment

    Location
    Waterford Rural Cemetery
    Address
    180 Saratoga Avenue
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Affiliations

  • Eastern Star
  • Episcopal Church
  • Presbyterian Church

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Waterford Public Library Staff and Trustees

Posted at 02:09pm
Warmest condolences from your library family, may your legacy live on in perpetuity.
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Michael Magin

Posted at 08:59am
I remember Mrs. Cook as a friend of my mom Gert Magin back when I was a kid. I think she was also a good Avon customer of mom's. I remember visiting her house on many occasions (to deliver Avon?) and remember her as a wonderful lady. I still look at the house on First Street and think of her.
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