Rochester: November 3, 2013 at age 86. Predeceased by her husband Jerome C. Cook and sons, Michael and John. Survived by her sons, Joseph, Stephen, Paul (Sue Fridd), Thomas (Carolyn Lichtig), James (Sara Molyneux), Richard (Sandy); her daughters, Mary Jo, Lisa (John Howe), Ginny (Jamie Wilson), Maggie (Pat Oliver), 16 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and her brother, Bill Scheidt.
Eleanor was very active in the community joining Friends of Fight, organizing sing-alongs at the Rochester Psychiatric Center, serving as Regent of the Catholic Daughters, and founding the Sheen Housing Foundation. She was honored to become the first lay woman to serve as a Eucharistic Minister in the Diocese of Rochester.
Eleanor’s life will be celebrated with a Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 7th, 10:30 AM, at Blessed Kateri Tekawitha (St Cecelia’s, 2732 Culver Road.)
For more information or to sign Eleanor’s online guestbook, please visit RochesterCremation.com. Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300.