Alice L. Cook

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Alice L. Cook passed away peacefully at her home in Cocheco River Estates on February 4, 2011, with Alan, her loving husband and soul mate
of 34 years by her side. Born in 1928, Alice learned self dependence at an earlyage, losing her mother to cancer when she was 12 years old, and her father and older brother 10 years later. A native of the Newton/Belmont section of MA, she had a rich and varied career which included a clerk's position in a drugstore, a secretary, a sales girl, and a member of the Newton Police Department. Alice retired 20 years ago as an answering service supervisor in Brookline, MA and moved to Dover, NH, her beloved husband’s birthplace.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter Kathleen Penney and her husband Richard of Hopkinton, MA, her granddaughters Michelle St.Angelo and Julie Gilson, and her extended family of Lee Cook, Marcia Tarr, and Sharon Smith, all of MA, and Richard Cook of CA. Alice and Alan’s family include 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her preciousgrandson Richard J. Penney III.

The family wishes to acknowledge and gratefully thank the loving and caring attention given her by the Seacoast Cancer Center in Dover, NH, especially the staff and most notably her nurses Carlene and April of Seacoast Hospice.

Family and friends are kindly invited to join together in a celebration of her life at a memorial service on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at The First Congregational Church Chapel in Hopkinton, MA. Arrangements are by the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church Street, Hopkinton,MA.

Alice was a friend and supporter of the Cocheco Valley Humane Society 262 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03829. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in her memory to that organization.