Harriet H. Cook

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Harriet H. Cook, 79, of 16 Mill Road, Sacramento, died Monday, March 3, 2014 at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

She was born Thursday, Jan. 10, 1935, in Hegins, a daughter of the late John J. Rissinger, Jr. and Bessie E. Hauck Rissinger.

She was a graduate of Tri-Valley High School and the Harrisburg School of Nursing.

She was a licensed practical nurse for the PA Department of Health for twenty-five years prior to her retirement.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Sacramento.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Victoria H. Lettich; a sister, Jane Klinger; and a brother, John Rissinger, III.

She is survived by two sons, William J. Cook of Las Vegas, NV and Walter M. Cook of Sacramento; a daughter, Virginia A. Snyder of Harrisburg; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; a brother Charles Rissinger of Marysville, TN; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Saturday, March 15, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Raymond Holland officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in St. Paul's Cemetery, Sacramento.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hillside SPCA, 51 Spca Rd., Pottsville, PA 17901.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.
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Published in The News Item on Mar. 13, 2014