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Resident of the Month

June 2018

Meet Barbara Cook!

Barbara Gegila was born February 21st, 1942 in Watertown, NY. She was the first of six children. Her mother, Grace and father, Frank had all girls! Barb¢€™s five sisters are Sue, Nancy, Donna, Patty, and MaryLou.

Barb attended Watertown High School, where she graduated.

Barb married a man named Frank Cook, a civil engineer that she worked for as a receptionist and bookkeeper.

Barb had four children, Anne, Frances ¢€œIke¢€, Karen, and Jennifer.

Barb and her family spent much of their time traveling. She felt like the world was her classroom and thatexposing her children to differentcultures would help them learn about the world.

Barb¢€™s father, Frank, was from Italy and her husband Frank¢€™s father was from Hungary so the family traveled through these areas to learn more of their roots.

Barb is a wonderful cook and enjoyed learning traditional Hungarian recipes.

She also loves music! Her home wasalways filled with music and dancing. Barb has many otherinterests, including gardening, arts & crafts, and more!

Barb has been a member of our community since April of 2018. She looks forward to swimming, scenic drives, playing name that tune, and of course trips to our very own ice cream parlor!

Welcome Barb Cook!




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