Obituary of Peter Richard Cook
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Peter Richard Cook, 73, of Succasunna, who fought a brave battle, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Compassionate Care Hospice, Dover. He was born in Brooklyn and has been a resident of Succasunna for 32 years.
Peter enjoyed his retirement after 49 years as an Engineer for multiple telecommunications companies. He loved his family and will fondly be remembered as a renaissance man who had a fascination for Irish music and culture. Peter enjoyed reading and art, he had a passion for science, math, history, Albert Einstein and Mark Twain. He liked watching and playing golf as well as bowling and softball. He was a member of St. Therese R.C. Church, Succasunna and the Bell Telephone Retirees Association.
He is survived by his wife Madeline of 36 years; two daughters Erin and her husband Edward DeGregorio of Old Bridge and Kristina and her husband Eric Mastrolia of Morris Plains; grandson Connor; grand-puppy Finely; sister-in-law Eileen and her husband David Forbes Watkins and niece and nephew Tara and Robert McDonald.
Memorial Visitation Sunday, March 3, 2019, 12:00-4:00PM at Tuttle Funeral Home, Randolph. Memorial Mass Monday, March 4, 2019, 11:00AM at St. Therese R.C. Church, Succasunna. Inurnment to follow at Gate of Heaven, East Hanover.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Compassionate Care Hospice, 400 West Blackwell Street, Dover, NJ 07801.
Phone: 973 366-7400