Gloucester, MA — Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Catherine M. “Kay” (Gleason) Cook, who died unexpectedly at her summer residence in Gloucester on Monday evening, September 3rd, at 86 years. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, September 7th at 8 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere at 9 a.m. ”Kay” was born & raised in Somerville in the Union Square section & attended both St. Joseph’s Grammar School & St. Joseph’s High School. She is a 1944 alumna of St. Joseph’s High School. As a young lady, she worked in the family business at “Ryan Barrel” of Malden & Peabody. She worked there for over 45 years, as their office manager for 45 years, retiring in 1980. The family also had a summer residence in Gloucester, which she enjoyed for many years, & where she passed unexpectedly. For over 50 years, she & her family were devotees of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere, where they were most active in the many fraternal organizations of the Parish. She was a member of St. Mary’s Womens Club, & served on many fund raisers, in the past. Mrs. Cook & her late husband, were long-time members of the Malden Moose Club, as well. Her late husband, Joseph W. “Bill” Cook died in November of 2001. She is the Devoted mother of, William E. Cook & his wife, Yvonne of Malden & Thomas J. Cook & his wife, Judith E. of Londonderry, NH. She is the Cherished grandmother of: Richard Cook & his wife, Cindy of Saugus, Erin Barbato & her husband, Richard of Ipswich, Christopher Cook of Londonderry, NH, Daniel Cook & his wife, Heather of Hudson, NH, Ashley Cook & Sean Cook, both of Malden. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Tyler & Jaelin Cook. Interment will be in the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting Hours: Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 4 - 8 p.m. in the Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass: Friday, September 7, 2012 at 9 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.