Alice M. Cook, 79

A lice M. Cook, age 79, passed away at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010.
Alice was born on March 20, 1931, in Granville, the daughter of George and Anna (Dennison) Benway.
Alice was retired from Telescope Casual Furniture where she had worked in the sewing room. Her competitive spirit appeared in her love for playing cards and bingo. She adored flowers. She also enjoyed outings to Bullwagga Bay with her family. Alice also liked watching television, and in particular, she enjoyed watching golf.
Alice was predeceased by her husband, Emerson, in 1997, a son, Richard, and by her siblings, Gloria Printy, Jack Dennison, Hyson Benway, Harold Benway, Joyce Wolcott and Evelyn VanGuilder.
Survivors are two sons, Emerson E. Cook of Raceville, Wayne Cook of Raceville, a daughter, Patricia Jurnak of Middle Granville; as well as a brother, George Benway of Whitehall; and three sisters, Irene Dennison of Granville, Patricia Valenzuela and Betty Siaz both of New Mexico. In addition Alice was blessed with 10 grandchildren, Kimberly Labinski, Regina Kasuba, Joy Lee Cook, Michael, James and Thomas Bushman, Tammy Pearce and Christopher, Ryan and Wayne Cook II; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, with the Rev. Don Pepper officiating. Burial will follow in the North Granville Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday, Aug. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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