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Vance Kinsbur Cooke

1942-2019

Vance Kinsbur Cooke
The passing of Vance Kinsbur Cooke, loving husband of Etta Mae (Leavitt) Cooke, occurred on February 11, 2019 at the Saint John Regional Hospital with his family at his side. Born in St. George NB on April 11, 1942, he was a son of the late Arnold and Lois (Seamans) Cooke. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and brother, in addition to his wife Etta, he is survived by his sons: Jeff (Susan) Cooke of Back Bay NB and Timothy (Christine) Cooke of Caledonia ON; daughters: Kimberly (Tony) Cooke of Limekiln NB; Alicia (Danny) Bradley of Pennfield NB, Sherry Lynn (Robert) Beaumont of Plano TX and Nadine (Bracy) Wilson of Frisco TX; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; brothers: John (Brenda) Cooke of Deer Island, Burton Cooke of Blacks Harbour NB and Gerald Cooke of Dorchester NB; sisters: Jean (Clem) Leavitt of Saint John NB, Sally Barry of St. George NB and Gail Gaudett of Seeleys Cove NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, Vance was predeceased by brothers: Rufus, Lawrence, Wendall and Arnold; sisters: Janice Green, Violet Cooke and Connie McVicar.

Vance was a fisherman by trade who loved being on the water and fished for both himself and Connors Brothers. He was an avid dart player and also enjoyed playing cards, especially Cribbage. He loved to keep busy and loved hand lining for flounder and making wreaths during the season. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and Sunday dinners. He was a member of the Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay NB.

Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Resting at the Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay NB with visiting on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from the church on Thursday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Randy Crozier officiating. The interment will be held in the St. George Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Vance's memory, donations to the Eastern Charlotte Extra Mural Program, Charlotte County Cancer or to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
www.stgeorgefh.ca
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Service Date
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay NB

Visitation
Febraury 12, 2019
Visitation Time
2-4 and 7-9 pm
Visitation Location
Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay NB

Requested Charity
Eastern Charlotte Extra Mural Program, Charlotte County Cancer or Donor's Choice