Louise B. Cook, 96, resident of the Masonic Village of Sewickley PA, concluded her life on Sept. 22, 2012 after an extended illness.
Her beloved husband of 22 years, Thomas B. Cook of GreenTree, PA, died in 1985.
She is survived by her sons, Wayne Cook (Weatherford,TX) and Herb McVay (Ocean City, NJ), her daughter Karen McVay Monito (Adams Twp., Butler Co. PA), and two sisters, Helen McEntire and Peggy Kelley. Also surviving are many cherished grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She has been a resident of the Pittsburgh suburbs of Ben Avon, Avalon, Bellevue, and GreenTree and graduated from Ben Avon High School in 1934. She retired in 1978 after a 27-year career with Kaufmann's Department Store in downtown Pittsburgh.
She loved to travel, and was an avid bowler, card player and gardener, with a focus on the landscaping of her GreenTree home of 40 years.
She had a long and active life and often remarked on the social and technical changes that took place during her lifetime.
Visitation will be held at Copeland Funeral Home, 702 Beaver Street, Sewickley, on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. For directions call 412-741-7100.
A service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26 in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Interment will be private.