Gerald H. Cook, 76, of Eastlake and previously of Willoughby, passed away peacefully March 12, 2012, at Hospice House in Cleveland.
He was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Burton.
He served in the U.S. Navy
during Korean Conflict
. He was a member of V.F.W
. Post 3863, American Legion Post 888 and Teamsters Local 407.
Mr. Cook retired from Environmental Pumping Services, was co-owner of Cooks Beverage in Eastlake and was a part-time bus driver for Willo Transportation. He loved fishing, golfing and traveling.
Survivors are his loving wife of 56 years, Janet; mother, Marian Cook; daughter, Jodi (Bob) Nethken; son, Gerald Cook; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Dina), Jessica and Travis Cook, Trevor, Sara and Troy Nethken; great-grandchildren, Eddie and Angelina; and sister, Judy Sutton. He was also the uncle to many.
He was preceded in death by his father, Horace Cook; son, Jeffrey Cook.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Monreal Funeral Home, 35400 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake. Burial will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chester Township.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119. www.monreal.com