MOHAWK – Thomas “Cookie” Cook, age 73, of Warren Rd., Mohawk, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Hospital, New Hartford.
He was born on April 27, 1947, in Ilion, the son of Douglas and Margaret (Hopkins) Cook. Tom graduated from Mohawk High School, in 1965. He was married to Nancy Lewis, on May 11, 1979. Tom installed and repaired switching equipment at Northern Telecom, for 14 years. He was employed at MDS, of Herkimer, for 18 years. Mr. Cook was a 39 year member of the Sons of the American Legion, of Mohawk.
Surviving family members include his wife, Nancy; his daughter, Colleen Thomas and her husband, Nathien, of Mohawk; his son, Joshua Cook, of Mohawk; his grandchildren, Gavin and Ian Thomas; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents; and his brother, Tim Cook.
Calling hours are Friday, October 16, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home’s larger location, at 4309 Acme Rd. (old Main St., Town of Frankfort), Ilion. Sons of the American Legion service will be held at 5:30 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home. Also, a Memorial service will be held after calling hours, at 6:00 p.m., at the funeral home, with Sister Mary Jo Tallman, officiating. If you plan on attending the calling hours or Memorial service, please wear a mask and social distance 6 feet from immediate family. Thank you.
Anyone wishing to share a memory of Thomas “Cookie”, or add to his online memorial, may go to www.applegateandday.com.
In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Sons of the American Legion (to help veterans), 43 W. Main St., Mohawk, NY 13407.
Tom’s service arrangements and supervision are entrusted to his Family Funeral Director, Don Applegate.