Kathleen (Kathy) Cook

Kathleen (Kathy) Cook passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2009 in Monterey, Calif. She was born in Rutland, Vermont on January 25, 1947, the youngest child of William Eugene and Josephine (Harney) Larkin of Poultney, Vt.

She was raised in Poultney and graduated from Poultney High School Class of 1965. She attended Ward Institute of Computer Technology in Albany, N.Y., and after graduation, was employed in banking in Albany, and Honolulu, Hawaii before returning to Vermont. Throughout her career, she was employed by Central Vermont Public Service Corporation, 3M Company and the Rutland Veterinary Clinic. Ms. Cook was also a hospital volunteer for the Rutland Regional Medical Center, a long time troop leader and Service Unit Manager for the Vermont Girl Scout Council, previous Treasurer for the Town of Clarendon, Vt., and a sponsor for Friends of Music and Stage 40 at Mill River Union High School. She was a member of Grace Congregational United Church of Christ in Rutland, Vt., and many animal and wildlife organizations. She loved all animals and had a special passion for tigers. She also enjoyed her family, friends and traveling, most recently driving cross-country from New York State to Monterey, Calif.

 

She is survived by her daughter, Brandi Gabrielle Barclay, son-in-law Tom Barclay and granddaughter Emma Rose Barclay of Rutland, Vt., and daughter Shannon Courtney Matteson,, son-in-law James Matteson and grandson Grady James Matteson of Horseheads, N.Y.; former husband Gerald Cook of Rutland; a brother James Larkin of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Maureen McNamara of Albany, and Gail Himmelsbach of Old Greenwich, Conn., and two nieces, six nephews, two great nieces, and one great nephew; and by aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

 

In lieu of flowers, Ms. Cook has requested that contributions be made to the Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Rd., Pittsford, VT 05763; or the Poultney Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 76, Poultney, VT 05764.

 

The manorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at Grace Congregational United Church of Christ in Rutland, Vt. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. John C. Weatherhogg, senior minister, will officiate.

 

Visiting hours will be held at the Tossing Funeral Home Friday May 1 from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

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