December 31, 2012 Frances A. Howard, passed December 31, 2012. Born August 27, 1921 to Edith (Hanmer) and Harold Cooke. Predeceased by husband, Bill Howard in 1991; brother, William Cooke, sisters Eloise and Virginia Cooke and Charlotte Fuller; niece Yvonne Steves, nephew Lawrence Fuller. Survived by cousin Rebecca Walters of Mexico, NY; nieces and nephews, Gene (Julie) Fuller of Williamson, NY; Loren (Penny) Fuller of Webster, NY; Donald Fuller of Tulsa, OK; Debra (Michael) Rexford of Forestville, NY; and Stephen (Maureen) Cooke of Baldwinsville, NY; several grandnieces and nephews; she is also survived by her close companion and very special friend, Charlie Howard, of Phoenix, NY. Services are on Monday Jan. 7, 2013 at 4 p.m., with the Rev. Vivian Summerville officiating. Calling calling hours before the service from 2 to 4 p.m. all taking place at theAllanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. Spring burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY.