COOK, Char­lie ‘Bud’ Thomas Ju­nior


Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM -

Char­lie ‘Bud’ Thomas Ju­nior Cook, 73, passed away on Tues­day, July 7, 2015, at Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hos­pi­tal, Syd­ney.

Born in Syd­ney on March 16, 1942, Char­lie was the old­est son of the late Charles and Made­line (Brown) Cook, Lewis Cove Road, Rich­mond County, N.S. Char­lie started his ca­reer as a heavy equip­ment op­er­a­tor with Ian MacLeod Con­struc­tion, Grand River, Rich­mond County, mov­ing to Syd­ney to take a po­si­tion with Syd­ney Steel for 27 years un­til it’s clo­sure. For the past 15 years, Char­lie’s love for heavy equip­ment op­er­a­tion saw him em­ployed with Peter’s Con­struc­tion, op­er­at­ing out of Kelly Rock. Char­lie is sur­vived by his wife of 50 years, Wil­lena Agnes (MacSween) Cook; daugh­ters, Char­lene (Michael) Jamieson, Chance Har­bour, N.S., Kim­ber­ley Ann (Daniel Webb) Cook, Syd­ney, and Bar­bara (David) MacCuish, Bo­nanza, Alta. He is also sur­vived by grand­chil­dren, An­thony Jamieson, Stephanie Jamieson, Matthew Cook, Jeremy Webb, Bran­don Webb, Ethan Webb, Crys­tal Webb, Keith MacCuish and Dion MacCuish and great­grand­daugh­ter, Tay­lor De­laney. He is also sur­vived by sis­ters, Made­line Lib­bus, River Bour­geois, Florence Cook, Syd­ney, Vi­ola Buck­land, On­tario, Zelma (Ger­ard Martell) Mariner, Lewis Cove, Velma (Steve) Martell, L’Ar­doise, and broth­ers, Kenny (Ch­eryl) Cook, Lewis Cove, Melvin Cook, St. Peter’s, Al­bert (Ann) Cook, Pt. Michaud, Calvin (Glenda Nof­tall) Cook, Glace Bay, Earl (Ca­role) Cook, Lewis Cove, and many nieces and neph­ews. Also left be­hind is Char­lie’s faith­ful pet, Raja.

Be­sides his par­ents, Char­lie was pre­de­ceased by his nephew, Jamie Cook, niece, Coleen Cook, and brother-in-law, Charles ‘Sandy’ Lib­bus.

Vis­i­ta­tion will take place at Chant’s Fu­neral Home, Alexan­dra Street, Syd­ney, on Fri­day, July 10th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Fu­neral ser­vice in Chant’s Fu­neral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Lyle of­fi­ci­at­ing on Satur­day, July 11, 2015, at 11 a.m. with the burial fol­low­ing at Res­ur­rec­tion Ceme­tery, Syd­ney Forks.

Fam­ily flow­ers only. In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions may be made to the Hos­pice So­ci­ety of Cape Bre­ton County, Syd­ney, N.S.

Online con­do­lences to the fam­ily can be ex­pressed at:

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