Obituary: David D. Cook
David Cook Sr., 69, of Norton, died Feb. 27, 2013
The following obituary is from Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home.
David D. Cook Sr., 69, of Norton, formerly of Mansfield passed away Feb. 27, 2013 at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.
He was the husband of Mary E. (Vezina) Cook.
Born in Medford Jan. 6, 1944, he was a son of the late Lawrence W. and Helen L. (Whitman) Cook.
David grew up and was educated in Natick. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis and was honorably discharged from the service Jan. 15, 1965 with the rank of Seamen E-3.
Prior to retiring, Mr. Cook had worked as a truck driver for many years. He made his home in Norton for the past 22 years and had formerly been a resident of Mansfield.
David’s hobbies included playing golf, ping pong, card games and trips to Foxwoods. His family was a special part of his life and he was also a supporter of local VFW and American Legion posts in his hometown of Natick.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Kim A. Hilf of Norton, David D. Cook Jr. of Norton, Joe W. Cook and his wife Jeannie of Attleboro and Bill C. Cook and his wife Christine of Mansfield; his siblings Carol Burkentine and her husband Chuck of Pennsylvania, Richard Cook of New Hampshire, Sandra Rice and her husband Elwin of Wilmington, Lawrence Cook and his wife Valerie of Framingham, Deborah Cook of Framingham and Dorothy-Jean Osborne of Florida; his grandchildren Steven Cook, Garrett Cook, Ashley Hilf, Joseph Hilf, Olivia Cook, Nora Cook, Madelyn Cook and Morgan Cook; his brother in law John Vezina of Wrentham; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Bill Cook.
Arrangements by the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 N. Main St., Mansfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Cook’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
To send the Cook family a message of condolence visit www.shermanjackson.com.