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April 26, 2013

Ruth I. Cook

NEWFANE — Ruth I. Cook, of Wilson, NY, wife of the late Donald E. Cook, Sr., entered into rest Friday, April 26, 2013 in Eastern Niagara Hospital, Newfane.

She was born in the Town of Niagara, NY May 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Gelz Hachee. Her husband Donald E. Cook, Sr., died in 1999.

Ruth worked at Harrison Radiator for 22 years as an assembler. They moved to Wilson in 1962 from Niagara Falls, NY. Member of St. Brendan on the Lake Newfane, NY, UAW Travel Club, Lockport Historical Society and enjoyed doing genealogy.

Mother of Donald E. (Virginia) Cook, Jr. of Niagara Falls, Carol (the late Edward) Wiswell of Wilson, Jeanne (Roy) Sax of Wilson, Kenneth (Ellen Zastrow) Cook of Lockport, Linda (Roy) Clare of Wilson, Robert (Sherrie) Cook of Lockport, and the late Sharol Beiter. Mother-in-law of Cheryl Cook of Lockport. Grandmother of Donald E. (Kelly) Cook III, Christine (Jon) Paul, Holly (Lonnie) Hines, April (Joseph) Kubiniec, Jennifer (David) Wilkins, Steven (Jaime) Cook, Joseph (Carrie) Clare, Robin (Adam) Tiffany, Shannon (Jennifer) Beiter, Carrie (Christopher) Grotke, Christopher and Jeffrey Budziszewski, and the late Christopher Sax. Sister of the late Roland Hachee, Rose Francis, Marcel Hachee and Eva Hachee. Also survived by 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, MONDAY 7-9 PM and TUESDAY 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated WEDNESDAY at 10:00 AM in St. Brendan on the Lake (St. Bridget's) Ewings Rd., Newfane, NY. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Memorials to Roswell Park Cancer Institute would be appreciated by the family.

Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send a condolence to the family.

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