Wisner H. Cook
September 19, 1914 - June 25, 2012
Wisner H. Cook, 97, passed away peacefully on Monday (June 25, 2012) at Manor Hills in Wellsville.
Mr. Cook was born on Sept. 19, 1914 in Andover to Raphael J. and Addie Mae (Hall) Cook. He was a 1933 graduate of Andover Central School and attended the NYS College of Ceramics for three years. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific theater from 1943 to 1945.
Wisner worked for Worthington Corporation in Wellsville as a draftsman for many years. He later worked for the Veteran’s Administration in Sampson, Bath and Canandaigua until his retirement in 1964.
Wisner is survived by two nephews, William David (Evelyn) Alderson of Massena and Jon Cook of Florida; a niece, Jane (John) Sincerebeaux of Aurora; a close friend, Bob Ormsby of Alfred Station; and several cousins.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Marion Louise Guilford and Charlotte Alderson; and a brother, Raphael Kenneth Cook.
Wisner was an avid gardener and enjoyed reading on many topics. In 2009, he was recognized as a 50 year member of the Almond Grange.
Per his request, there was a private graveside committal service in Hillside Cemetery in Andover with Brenden Clancey, officiating. Military honors will be rendered at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Baker-Swan Funeral Home in Andover.