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Alice S. CookeSeptember 23, 1933 ~ May 31, 2017 (age 83)
Alice S.(nee Schwartz) Cooke, 83 of Hershey’s Mill, West Chester, PA, died peacefully at home early Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
She was the wife of the late Samuel J. Cooke, Esq. Born in Bryn Mawr, PA, on September 23, 1933, she was the daughter of late Louis and Minerva (nee Wilder) Schwartz.
She grew up in Bryn Mawr, and graduated from the Baldwin School and Mt. Holyoke College. She worked at Mesirov Gelman Jaffe Cramer and Jamieson for more than 20 years, specializing in pension and profit sharing plan development.
Alice is survived by her son Michael (Debi) Wolf, daughter Allison Wolf (Betsy Berger), brother David Schwartz (Monica Bradley), five grandchildren; Jarrett Hunt (Renee), Jenna Lindinger, Jacob, Matthew and Andrew Wolf, and two great-grandchildren; James and Juliette Hunt.
Alice loved to travel, was an exceptional knitter, a voracious reader of books and newspapers. She was a devoted dog owner, and lover of the arts. She especially enjoyed fine dining and discussing politics and history.
Relatives and friends are invited to Shiva at her home on Sunday, June 4th from 3:30-5:30pm and from 6:30 -9:00pm with Minyan Service at 4 pm, and on Monday, June 5th and Tuesday, June 6th from 6:30-9:00pm.
A Celebration of Life will be held on a later date.
Contributions may be made in her name to the Main Line Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 89, Chester Springs, PA 19425.
Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. 610-696-1181 www.DellaFH.com