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Carol (Willard) Hook

June 13, 1940 ~ April 12, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Albany - Carol Willard Hook, 80, died Monday, April 12, 2021, at Daughters of Sarah after a long illness.

Born in Pleasantdale, NY, she was daughter of the late Eugene Willard and Helen Winchip Willard and wife for 57 years of J. Neil  Hook. She was raised in Pleasantdale and resided in Queens, Troy, Brunswick, Pittstown and most recently Albany. Carol earned her Bachelor's degree from Russell Sage College late in life in May of 2000. 

Carol was Director of Faith Formation at St. Margaret Mary's Church in Albany and prior  to that worked for the Criminal Justice System in Albany for 15 years.  

She was an active community volunteer, working behind the scenes and knitting and making clothing for the needy. She knitted clothing for Granny Squares at St. Margaret Mary's Church in Albany and was an animal lover, especially cats and her favorites, Felix and Oscar.    

Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Helen M. Hook, Elmira; a son, Paul E. Hook, Albany; two grandchildren, Jessica Cameron and Julia Hook; brother,  Edward Willard, San Francisco; a sister, June (Joe) Jackson and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Christine A. Hook.

Relatives and friends may call at Sacred Heart Church  475 Pawling Avenue Troy on Monday, April 19, 2021 from 10-11:30 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11:30AM  with Rev. John Yanas, Pastor, officiating. Face covering and social distancing are required both outside and inside during visitation and services.

Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Troy.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Carol Hook to the Alzheimer's Association of NENY 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205. 

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 Mass Program


Services

Visitation
Monday
April 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Sacred Heart Church Troy
475 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
April 19, 2021

11:30 AM
Sacred Heart Church Troy
475 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Donations

Alzheimer's Association of NENY
Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405, Albany NY 12205

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