David A. Cook Sr. Palatine BridgeDavid A. Cook Sr., 54, suddenly entered into eternal life Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at his residence. Born and raised in Schenectady he was the son of the late Carl and Shirley Tillotson Cook. David enjoyed tinkering around outside and taking care of his horse, Joeseppi. Beloved fiance of Jacqueline Jackie M. Congdon; loving father of David A. Cook Jr., Sherry J. Sellie (Stephen) and Christopher L. Cook (Alisha), all of Schenectady; cherished stepfather of Jamielynn Congdon VanAuken of Palatine Bridge and brother of Frank Cook, Edison Cook, Jimmy Cook, Kathy Rowny, and the late Paul Cook. David is also survived by nine grandchildren, many family members and friends. A service of memory will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the Griswold Funeral Home, 1867 State St., Schenectady. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home Sunday, 12 to 3 p.m. before the service. Donations in David's memory may be made to the Animal Protective Foundation, 53 Maple Ave., Scotia, NY 12302. To leave the family an online condolence please visit www.sbfuneralhome.com.
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Griswold Funeral Home
1867 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12304
Published in The Daily Gazette Co. from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2013