ANTWERP Barbara J. Cook, 66, US Rt. 11, died Friday morning, August 30, 2013 at her home. Born May 3, 1947 in Watertown, NY, daughter of Lila Ingerson Side and the late Earl Side. She was educated in Indian River Schools.
She married Noel C. Cook of Theresa on October 17, 1982 in Philadelphia, NY. Mr. Cook is a retired foreman from the Town of Antwerp Highway Dept. She worked as an assembler for many years in Watertown at Goulds, and Bomax. The couple also operated farms in the Philadelphia and Antwerp areas.
An avid NASCAR fan, she enjoyed reading and puzzles.
Survived by her husband Noel, and 3 children; a son Raymond and his companion, Clara Mashaw; two daughters and a son in law, Robin L. and Scott Simpson, and Rhoda Fowler and her companion Dale Simmons all of Antwerp. Nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren and her mother Lila Side of Clayton; many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by granddaughter, Georgia Fowler and two sisters, Vera Ridsdale and Sharon Englehardt.
Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc., Theresa, NY. Donations may be made to the Antwerp Congregational Church, PO Box 154, Antwerp, NY.
Condolence may be made at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.