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Sharon Alma Cook

March 3, 2023

It is with profound sadness that the family of Sharon Alma Cook “Cookie” of London announce her passing on Friday, March 3rd, 2023 at University Hospital at the age of 68. Sharon loved her animals and will be truly missed by her feline companions Meiko and Ming. Loving sister of Janet and Lyle Denny of Gowanstown, and Brad and Leslie Cook of Parkhill. She will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by all of her nieces and nephews: Aleshia and Brady Nolan, Janelle Denny and James Burns, Danielle Cook and Andrew Smith, C.J. and Chantal Cook, and Jesse Cook and Ashley Kwarciak. She will never be forgotten by her great nieces and nephews Deni Nolan, Valerie Cook, Callum Nolan, Kaden Nolan, Holly Cook, Kacey Cook, and Harper Cook. Predeceased by her parents Arnold & Erma Cook. She will be forever missed by her dedicated friends that gave ongoing loving support.

Sharon was a very dedicated employee at the Ministry of Community and Social Services, where she worked for 35 years. Her generosity will never be forgotten amongst her family, friends, and community.
Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Sharon are asked to consider donating to Humane Society London & Middlesex.

Family and friends will be gathering for a private Celebration of Life for Sharon.

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A donation has been made to Humane Society London & Middlesex. Message from the donator: So sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. She was a great friend and I certainly have some wonderful memories of our younger days.

~ Carol Spadoni (McDowell)

Our most sincere condolences to All of Sharon's family and friends. We first met when Sharon was a receptionist for the provincial government in downtown London. The "front line" for any and every caller to that office. A very busy, high-profile and many would say, stressful, position. Her responses to these calls were unmatched. A finer and kinder person we will never expect to meet. An open and generous heart, a pleasant word for everyone she met or spoke with, a spicy sense of humour, a total absence of any complaint or negative thought. Rest now in Peace, Sharon.

~ Judy and Brydon McFarlen

My deepest sympathies to Sharon’s family and friends. I have so many wonderful memories of Sharon and I at work and outside of work. It’s hard to imagine a world without her - her smile, laugh, determination, compassion and optimism. Heaven just became a little brighter. RIP Sharon.

~ Debbie Keeling

My goodbye note to A BEST FRIEND When I close my eyes I see you smile, I hear you speak and remember your laugh, when I allow myself to flow through memories I cry but know those are gifts you left me My Memories of you are like colours of a rainbow Beautiful, magical, happy, and always a pot of gold I love you

~ Tia Steckler

Met Sharon less than a decade ago but the friendship garnered from her love for life and laughter will be forever remebered as a light for my life as well. A constant reminder she will be to the goodness within people

~ Carlo Pavan

Sharon was my mentor when I first arrived in the London office. She was caring, compassionate and very patient. She had a wonderful sense of humor and I will always remember her laugh. What a lovely lady.

~ Lori Hill

A donation has been made to Humane society London and Middlesex. Message from the donator: Dear Janet and Lyle and family Sending our sincere sympathy and love to you all. We remember lots of good and happy times at your place with Sharon. She was a wonderful strong gal and you have all been so wonderful to her. May she be at peace now and may you all feel the comfort of having been her “rock and support” all these many years. ❤️🙏🏻 Hugs, Bruce and Pauline

~ Pauline Wilken

Sharon was a compassionate and dedicated Caseworker who made a positive impact in the clients she served. Her determination is a great example for all of us. My sincere condolences to her pets and family.

~ Lynda Marshall Bumstead

I had the pleasure of working with Sharon for a number of years, during which I grew to know an incredibly courageous woman, with a wit and accompanying laugh that I remember warmly after almost 40 years. She had a toughness and determination, wrapped within generosity, kindness, and simply put, Sharon was such a good person, and they really don't make em like that anymore. Sleep with angels, Sharon.

~ Rick Gadde

With great sadness I am sending my condolences to the family of Sharon. She and my step mother Blanche went on a few adventures together with alot of great things said about Sharon from Blanche. Sending hugs for comfort.

~ Nancy Parney

My sincere condolences to Sharon's family. We worked together many years ago and also went on training to Windsor together. I appreciated her dedication to her clients and her camaraderie with coworkers.

~ Anne-Marie Campbell

So saddened to hear of Sharon's passing. She was a great coworker and a very loyal friend. I regret losing contact over the years. My sincere condolences to her family. Love always. RIP.

~ Barb Arseneau

So sorry to hear about Sharon's passing. I worked with her for years before her retirement and she was always so kind and gracious. Definitely a mentor anyone would have been lucky to have. My deepest condolences on your loss.

~ Stacy Haarsma

My deepest condolences Janet & Brad and families. I feel truly blessed for being able to spend time with her and make many wonderful memories with Sharon. Most of all for being able to call her my friend. She was a very special lady and will be deeply missed.

~ Trudy

We are so sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. Blanche, our step mother was close to her and I know that they had some wonderful times and moments. My condolences to the family and all of her friends.

~ Ric Parney

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