Vincent Allan Cook known to many as George passed away unexpectedly on Sunday June 27th at the Champlain Medical Center in Plattsburgh.
He is survived by his companion of 17 years, Dorothy Moore, Massena; two sons, Nico Allen and William Anthony George and their mother, Lisa Benedict of Massena; a daughter, Cassandra Turner of Arizona; a step-mother, Pauline Cook, Akwesasne; sisters, Shirley Billion (Dan), Margaret Degonzac (John), Nora Tarbell all of California, Dorothy Vickery (Chuck) Fulton, Roxene Jones (Belson), Vanessa Cook, Maggie Chaussi (Dennis), Toni Cook and Anastasia Benedict (Mike) of Akwesasne; two brothers, Alvin Cook and Richard Cook (Louise) of Akwesasne; and many nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by his mother, Mamie Tarbell of Akwesasne; his father, Vernon N. (Tony) Cook of the Onondage Nation; brothers, Clyde Cook, Francis Joseph Cook, William Tarbell and Gary LaFrance of Syracuse and Dennis Tarbell of Watertown; one sister, Lori Sue Cook of the Onondaga Nation; and a daughter, Sara Cook at infancy.
He served in the U.S. navy and was a member of the American Legion in Massena. He worked as an electrician and was self employed.
Funeral services will be held at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews Street, Massena, on Wednesday June 30th at 4 p.m. with the Reverend George H. Belgarde, SJ, officiating. Calling hours will begin at 2:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena