February 8, 2009
She was born in Catskill on November 28, 1922 to the late Simon and Rose Sauerzopf Perelka.
Rose was a homemaker and the bookkeeper for Cook's Sunoco and Esso Service Stations in Jefferson Heights in Catskill prior to relocating to Punta Gorda, Florida in 1971.
A family statement read "We celebrate Rose's sweetness, kindness, and humor and that her life enhanced our own lives. We will always keep her close to our hearts."
She is survived by her loving son-in-law, Gary Farbman of Pine Bush, NY; granddaughter, Melissa Farbman-Johnson of Fairfax, VA and grandson, Jason Farbman of Albany, NY. She was predeceased by her husband, William H. Cook and daughter, Karen Cook Farbman.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 11 a.m. in the Town of Catskill Cemetery's Veteran's Lot with Rev. Richard Snowden, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Catskill officiating. Those attending may meet at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home at 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill for procession to the cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Rose's name to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care at 1144 Veronica Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Location directions and electronic condolences may be posted at www.millspaughcamerato.com
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