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Mary Alice Cook

August 15, 1940 - October 10, 2013

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Cook, Mary Alice; age 73; of Clarkston; passed away on October 10, 2013.
From the moment she moved to the Village of Clarkston in 1976, Mary Alice became a force in the growth of the community. She chaired Arts in the Park, was an active member in Clarkston Farm and Garden Club, taught catechism at St. Danielís Catholic Church, formed the Picture Lady elementary teaching program and volunteered for Scamp including having her Main Street house displayed on the annual fundraising tour. In the earlier years Mary Alice grew up in Whitmore Lake, graduated from Michigan State University and received her Masters from Univ. of Mich. Over the years, she taught special education, tutored disadvantaged children, joined the Questers Organization and gave tours at the Detroit Institute of Arts. She is survived by husband Robert, sons Robert Kelley (Molly) and Matthew Paul (Laura), and five siblings Patrick, Maureen, Kathryn, Peter, and Rose, and six grandchildren, Riley, Connor, Duncan, Ellie, Grant, and Robert. Scripture service is Sunday 4:30 at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where the family will receive friends from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass Monday 10:00am at St. Daniel Catholic Church, Clarkston with final resting at the Rite of Committal All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may to be made to American Cancer Society & SCAMP. Online