Una Wade Cook
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Una Wade Cook
  • October 21, 1917 - February 21, 2011
  • Shenandoah, Virginia

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Mrs. Una "Sis" Wade Cook, 93, a resident of Shenandoah passed away on Monday, February 21, 2011, at Willow Estates Retirement Home.

She was born on October 21, 1917 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was the daughter of the late Harry Escue and Catherine O'Conner Wade.

Sis moved to Shenandoah at the age of five, along with her parents and brother, Walter. She graduated from Shenandoah High School in 1937 and was a Secretary/Assistant to Dr. Thomas Hall.

She was also a member of Holy Infant Catholic Church in Elkton and the Ladies Alter Society; the Shenandoah Bowling Team; the Heritage Society; a Girl Scout Leader, and a charter member of the Shenandoah Women's Club.

On November 7, 1937, she married Arthur L. Cook who preceded her in death on August 3, 1987.

She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Stanley and husband, Paul, of Falls Church; two granddaughters, Kimberly Connor and husband, Brian, of Leonardtown, MD, and Karyn M. Jones and husband, Christopher, of Brambleton, VA; and three great-grandsons, Matthew, John, and Timothy Connor; two great-granddaughters, Madison and Sophia Jones.

Sis was preceded in death by a brother, Walter "Snooks" Wade.

The family will receive friends 7-8:00 PM, Thursday, February 24, at Lindsey~Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 25, at the Holy Infant Catholic Church with Father Lawrence Mullaney officiating. Burial will follow in the Methodist Cemetery in Shenandoah.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shenandoah Rescue Squad, 544 4th Street, Shenandoah, VA 22849 or to Hospice of RMH, c/o RMH Foundation, 2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22801.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseykygerfuneralhome.com