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Lester Cook

Lester R. Cook

Thursday, September 20th, 1956 - Friday, September 27th, 2019
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LESTER R. COOK

AKWESASNE- Lester R. Cook, 63, of 401 St. Regis Road, unexpectedly passed away Friday night, September 27, 2019, at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

Lester was born on September 20, 1956 in Massena, son of the late Robert Cook and Dorothy Sawatis. He attended Salmon River School and served in the US Army with the 101st Airborne Division. In June of 1984 he married Kelly Weatherup.

He was an Ironworker with Local #440 Utica. He enjoyed making traditional lacrosse sticks, carpentry and restoring cars. He also enjoyed his time boating, fishing, and traveling.

Lester is survived by his children, Jeremy and Shaudé Cook of Junction City, KS; Alyson Cook of Rochester; Joshua Cook of Rochester; and Meghan and Chad Quicke of Potsdam; a chosen son, Liam Weatherup of Queens, NY; and five grandchildren, Lola, Lily, Oliver, Liam, and Noava.

He is also survived by 11 siblings, Lionel and Louise Cook, Leon and Velma Cook, Doreen and Curtis Oakes, Debra Cook, June Arquette, Cynthia Sawatis, Carl Cook, Phyllis Jacobs, Randy and Florence Cook, Bobby Cook, and Brett Cook; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a grandson Owen Weatherup on September 21, 2018; and a sister Dale. N. Cook on July 31, 2003.

Friends may call at the home of Marshall and Janine Rourke, 89 Rourke Road, beginning 12:00 PM Tuesday, where a funeral service will be held Wednesday, at 10:30 AM with Rev. Jerome Pastores officiating. Burial will follow at the Veterans Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, where memories and condolences may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Home of Marshall and Janine Rourke
    Address
    89 Rourke Road
    Akwesasne, NY
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  • Service

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Home of Marshall and Janine Rourke
    Address
    89 Rourke Road
    Akwesasne, NY
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    Officiant
    Rev. Jerome Pastores
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Address
    St. Regis Road
    HOGANSBURG, NY 13655
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Carrie Blitz-Nipper

Posted at 12:43pm
I will always remember that he had a great time picking on me when I was younger. Of course it was all in good fun, like when he took me to the mall. I loved him greatly ❤️ and I will never forget him. You will be missed Uncle Lester. R. I. P.
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Sue Pepe

Posted at 05:16pm
RIP Lester, you were a sweet, kind man. My heartfelt condolences go out to all your family. May you all find peace in your memories of his love.
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Sara Weatherup, O.J. Weatherup, & JoAnne Renee

Posted at 12:18pm
May the warm and loving memories you have of Lester bring you peace during this difficult time. You have our sincerest condolences for your loss.
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