The memorial service for Louis J. Cook III will be 11 am Saturday, May 4th at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville, with Rev. Patrick Ratigan, pastor of St. Cecilia's Church officiating.
Calling hours are Friday, May 3rd from 3 pm - 7 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are encouraged to be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601, the Henderson Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Squad or to the Belleville First Responders.
Mr. Cook, 71, Fargo Rd., Henderson, passed at the Hospice Residence on Gotham Street, Friday April 26th following an eighteen month struggle with pancreatic cancer.
Louie was born in Rochester, a son to Louis and Elizabeth Lighthouse Cook Jr. He graduated from Charlotte High School in Rochester. He was union elevator mechanic for many years working for several companies around New York State, retiring in 2006.
Louie married Marlene Jacques, May 5, 1962 at the Mother of Sorrows Church, Town of Greece. Louie and Marlene owned and operated the Westview Lodge and Marina in Henderson Harbor for 25 years from 1975 until 2000.
Louie was an outdoorsman and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Henderson Trap Shooting Club, the Lake Ontario Fisheries Coalition and Ducks Unlimited.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene, Henderson; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Louis J. IV and Ginger, Henderson; Duane M., Phoenix, NY; a daughter and son-in-law, Christine Marie and Rex Allen, Sackets Harbor; six grandsons, Justin (Anne) Cook and Brandon Cook; Jeremy, Jordon, Cameron and Ryan Allen; two great-grandsons, Calvin and Wezley Cook; a great-granddaughter, Adora Cook; a brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Jane Cook, Rochester; nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.
The Cook family is very blessed to have such wonderful, supportive friends and family. Thank you all so very much for all your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Louie was a tough, strong cookie and put up a determined fight. He kept saying he was going to miss everyone.
Monday, October 5, 2015, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake