Mr. Robert H. Cook

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Mr. Robert H. Cook, 93, of Little Cove, PA died September 12, 2011 at the Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA.

Born December 29, 1917, at Sylvan, PA he was a son of the late Solomon H. and Mae Poffinberger Cook.

Mr. Cook was a 1937 graduate of Mercersburg High School, and a 1939 graduate of Penn State University. He farmed, along with his wife, for 30 years in Little Cove and retired from farming in 1972. He then was employed at Foremost Industries of Mercersburg where he retired in 1987.

He was a member of Little Cove United Methodist Church where he was a former Sunday school superintendent and treasurer. Charter member of Little Cove Gun Club. Past president and treasurer of Little Cove United Methodist Church Cemetery Association. He enjoyed hunting, reading, and loved his family.

Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Elise McCulloh Cook, whom he married January 9, 1942. Two sons, Darl R. & wife Jeanie Cook of Hancock, MD and David L. & wife Shirley Cook of Mercersburg. Three grandchildren, Terry Cook, Tammy Deatrich, and Malinda Cook. Seven great grandchildren. Mr. Cook was preceded in death by his siblings, Calvin Cook, Frank Cook, and Ethel McDowell.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM September 15, 2011 at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg with Reverend Frank Kocek officiating. Burial will be in Little Cove United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Viewing 6 to 8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service Thursday.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Little Cove United Methodist Church Cemetery Association, 9080 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236.
Published in Public Opinion from Sept. 13 to Sept. 14, 2011
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