Shirley A. Cook, 89 of Eastham passed away on March 16, 2013 while residing at The Terraces in Orleans. Mrs. Cook was predeceased in 1998 by her husband Frederick. Shirley was born on March 29, 1923 in Worcester, MA to Ralph and Eva (Sweet) Jacobs. Shirley was a graduate of Worcester Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing, where she began her lifelong nursing career. Shirley was a member of the Eastham United Methodist Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir; she also enjoyed gardening and her cat Holly. Shirley is survived by a niece, Bonnie Benton of MD, nephews Jeffrey and Brian Jacobs both of FL, and Peter OConnell of CT; as well as several great nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Thursday March 21, 2013 from 1:00 PM | 2:00 PM at the Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans MA 02653. A Funeral Service began at 2:00 PM in the funeral home with burial following in Evergreen Cemetery, Eastham. Memorial Donations in Shirleys memory may be made to The Eastham Rescue Squad, 2520 State Highway, Eastham, MA 02642; or to The Brewster Animal Rescue League, 3981 Route 6A, Brewster, MA 02631. For online condolences, please visit www.nickerson funerals.com.
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Published in The Cape Codder from Mar. 19 to Mar. 26, 2013