Rita (Callanan) Cook, 88, of Bennington, VT passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Vernon Manor in Vernon, CT. She was the daughter of the late Niles and Rose (Smith) Callanan. She was born in Mechanicville, NY, and worked at Union Carbide as an Assembler. Rita is survived by her Daughter Kimberly Sanford and her husband Mike of Bolton CT and her Brother Earl Callanan and his wife Hazel of Santa Clarita, CA. She also leaves four grandchildren, Jennifer Gagne, Kristie Selbie, Adrienne Smith and Erin Sanford as well as seven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Cheryl Beloin and her brother Niles Callanan. Rita was also a member of the Brooklyn Belles. Samsel and Carmon Funeral Home has care of the arrangements. Services will be private and at the convenience her family. Visit us at www.carmonfuneralhome.com for online condolences and guest book.
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