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Melanie B. (Bronk) Cook

Born: Sat., Jul. 3, 1948
Died: Mon., Apr. 1, 2019


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 04, 2019
Location: LaRobardiere
Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Thu., Apr. 04, 2019
Location: LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc.

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     Melanie Cook, 70 years old, passed away suddenly in the early hours of April 1, 2019 in the family home where she was born at 20 Third St. in Camden, NY.

     Melanie was born on July 3, 1948 to Roy and Thelma Empey Bronk. She attended the Camden Central Schools before earning her Beautician’s License in Utica, NY. She enjoyed spending time at Panther Lake and playing cards with loved ones. She was a long-time employee at the Mystic Stamp Company until she retired in 2009. In recent years she spent her time gardening, traveling with family, spending time with her grandchildren and hosting countless family gatherings.

     Surviving are her sister, Marsha (Bronk) Boyer, her daughter, Marchelle (Cook) Nickson, daughter-in-law, Kelly Cook, many grandchildren, Branden (Kelsey) Brown, Dustyn Hite, Mary Nickson, Zoe Nickson and Carson Cook, as well as her great-grandchildren, Cameron and Callum Brown, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Melanie was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Bob Cook, her brother, Darwin Bronk, her son, Sean Cook and her son-in-law, Dr. Lexsee Nickson.

     Funeral services will be held 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 from LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Taberg, NY. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. prior to services. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Camden Ambulance.

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Chuck and Judy Lovenguth
   Posted Tue April 02, 2019
Please accept our sincerist condolences on the loss of Mel. We are so very sorry.

Brian and Linda Conley
   Posted Wed April 03, 2019
So very sorry for your loss, Melanie was beautiful in all ways and inside and out, she certainly will be missed.

Mary Anne Pilcher
   Posted Wed April 03, 2019

I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing! I met her several times back in
Manlius...so sweet with a great smile. It’s nice to think that she and Sean will
be together.

Thinking of you....

Mary Anne

Carol Baird-Tornatore
   Posted Wed April 03, 2019
So sorry to hear of Melanie's death, I worked with Melanie for many years at Mystic Stamp.

Ida Olmstead-Fox
   Posted Wed April 03, 2019
RIP my friend - You will truly be missed. I,m so blessed to have all of our childhood memories. Those were goods days. My heart is broken for your family.


LuAnn Jones
   Posted Thu April 04, 2019
I’m so sorry to hear of Mel’s passing. She was a wonderful cousin. I’m sure many met her at the Golden Gates for some fun!

All are in my thoughts and prayers
Love LuAnn and kids

David Hickey
   Posted Thu April 04, 2019
Rest In Peace - Neighbor

Elaine Morey
   Posted Fri April 12, 2019
So sad to read that our neighbor Melaine Cook has passed from our lives. Rip Melanie.

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