2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Victoria Madeleine Cook (Nee Vranderick) November 19, 1939 - June 17, 2020

Peacefully at the Garden Villa, on Wednesday June 17, 2020, Vicky Cook age 80 of Chesterville. Beloved Mom of Jacqueline Cook (Jon Eckler) and Janice (Phil) Carkner. Dear Step Mother of Beth Trobridge (Peter). Cherished ‘Mugga’ of Lucas Eckler and adored ‘Nana’ of Dylan, Lily and Weston Carkner. Predeceased by her parents Lawrence and Nicolas Vranderick, and her siblings Nicolas, Bruno, Pierre and Rosalie. Dear sister-in-law of Carmen Touchette and Helene Paquin. Thank you to the Staff at the Garden Villa and to Dr. Bart Steele for your care and kindness. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Memory of Vicky may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral home, South Mountain (613-989-3836).Online condolences may be made to


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A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Memory of Vicky may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral home, South Mountain (613-989-3836).Online condolences may be made to



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    Trish and Tony Wouters says

    So sorry to hear this news. Your mom was a special lady. RIP Vicky. Trish and Tony Wouters and family

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    Betty Skuce says

    Janice and Family so sorry to see that your Mom passed away.
    Our condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Betty and Erwin Skuce

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    Amy Fraser says

    Janice, Jacqueline and Families,
    We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Such a beautiful picture of your Mom. We enjoyed her as a neighbour and I enjoyed my daily chats with her at the Villa while visiting my Mom. She was a wonderful, kind lady who will be missed by so many. So very sorry for your loss. Amy and Tony Fraser

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    Wendy Carkner says

    So very sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace.

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      Claude McPhail says

      Sad to hear of Vicky’s passing. Your Mom was such a vibrant happy lady. She will be missed for sure. Sincere sympathy,
      Claude & Judy

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    Pamela Como says

    Jacqueline and Janice and Family
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I loved talking with her every week I went to the villa as she was one of the gang – as thats what I called us. We will miss her!
    Pam and Brian Como

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    Cheryl & Randy Holmes says

    Janice & Phil and family, sorry to hear of Vicky’s passing. I had many visits with her when visiting Mom at the Villa.

    I always loved when we got comparing hair bands.

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    Larry Stevens says

    I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing Jacqueline and Janice…..I remember very favourably with you as neighbours on Riverside Drive. My deepest condolences.

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    Darren and Pam Kirkwood says

    So sorry Janice and Jacqueline and Family for the loss of your very special Mother.

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    Rob McIntyre says

    My condolences to Janice, Phil, Dylan, Lily, Weston and the extended family and friends. Janice, your mother must have been a great woman to produce such wonderful offspring!

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      Norah Kupczyk (Quail) says

      Janice and Jacqueline, I was very sorry to hear of your dear mother’s passing. She was a kind and gracious woman. I always think of my years at St. Mary’s School very fondly and remember your mom as a blessing to the school and community.

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    Lorne and Susan Eckler says

    Dear Jacqueline, Janice and families. We are so sorry for your loss. Vicky was such a sweet, gentle, and kind person, a wonderful mother, mother in law, Mugga ,and Nana. We have many fond memories of Vicky. We will miss her visits to Toronto. We enjoyed getting together with her especially at Christmas and Thanksgiving. Her broccoli and cauliflower salad and sticky squares were delicious! Our sincerest sympathies to you.

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      Lois Smith says

      Dear Jacqueline and Janice,
      My sincere condolences to you on your Mom’s death. It has been a long time since we were neighbors on Thompson Road. Vicky was such a great lady. All the best to you and your families during this difficult time.

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    Joe&Dianne Cass says

    Dear Jacqueline, Janice and family, was saddened to hear of the passing of your Mom. She was a great neighbour when you all lived beside us on Thompson Road. How she loved her grandchildren. May she now Rest In Peace. Sincerely Joe & Dianne.

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    Irene Andayo-Michalowski says

    Hello Janice, my deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved mother. May God rest her soul in peace and your family find solace in time. Irene

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    Lisa Little says

    Janice and Jacqueline, my deepest sympathies. I have such fond memories of your mom, living next door in Chesterville for so many years. Big hugs❤️

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    the family of the late Betty Cooke says

    We were very sorry to hear of Vicky’s passing. Your mother and our mother were such great friends and always joked about the spelling of their last names.

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    Pat & Cheryl Lynch says

    Deepest Sympathies….Vicky touched so many of our families lives! Always a warm smile and welcome greeting whenever you met!

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    John & Marian says

    Our deepest condolences in the passing of such a lovely lady. We have many fond memories of her. Sincerely John & Marian McMillan

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    Doug Grenkie says

    Deepest sympathies and many good memories of the entire family on the St. Lawrence at the Gorrell’s
    -The Grenkie familie(s)

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    Greg Kraliz says

    So sorry for your loss Jacqueline and Family. My thoughts are with you.

    Greg Kraliz

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    Mark Wharton says

    Blessings and my condolences to you and your family during this tough time Jacqueline. With deepest sympathises.

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      Joanne Baker says

      Jacqueline and Janice,
      Sincere condolences on the passing of your mother Vicky. I have fond memories of Vicky when we were both on the staff of St. Mary’s School in Morrisburg. She was fun loving, witty and warm.
      Joanne and Wally Baker

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    Ron Ayoung-Chee says

    My deepest condolences, so sorry for your loss

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    Janet Graham says

    My sincerest sympathy to Jacqueline, Janice and families. Vicky leaves a wealth of happy memories for me in her time spent at St. Mary’s, Chesterville. Her gracious, yet fun-loving spirit touched us all. Virtual hugs to the family!

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    Natalie Graham says

    Dear Jacqueline, Janice, Beth and Families,
    I am very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I have very fond memories of her while growing up whether it was managing the mayhem at birthday parties and sleepovers, supporting school events at St. Mary’s Chesterville and the weekly chauffeuring of us to piano lessons on Friday night in Cornwall. You are in my thoughts during this sad time.

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    JoAnn Lewis says

    Jacqueline and Janice, I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a wonderful neighbour and friend. I remember especially her mischievous nature and her quick laugh.

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    Karen Coleman says

    Dear Jacqueline and Janice and families,
    Sincere sympathy on the loss of your mother. I worked with your mom at St. Mary’s and she was so kind and full of fun! Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

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    Jennifer Toye (Curtin) says

    Jacqueline and Janice, I am very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Vicky was a joyful force of nature, complete with style and grace. Vicky brought a smile to our faces everyday at St. Mary’s and then Mother Teresa. With deepest sympathy,

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    Sheryl Griffith says

    My deepest condolences Jacqueline and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    Sheryl Griffith

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      Rhonda & Stephen Simpson and Girls says

      We’re very sorry for your loss, and we’re thinking of you during this difficult time. Your mother was always so friendly, and it was nice to see her last spring at the Villa. She will be remembered with fondness.

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    Amy Lynch and family says

    Our deepest sympathy to Janice and family, we are sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. My time at St. Mary’s was made special by her presence and she was such a big part of all of our lives as children. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

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    David Warren says

    Janice and Phil and Family….we are very sorry for your recent loss. Please accept our most heartfelt condolences and warmest wishes. We are thinking of you. Dave, Cathie, Leigh and Jenna Warren

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