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Joseph T. Cook
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Joseph T. Cook, 84, died January 2, 2018 at his home in North Arlington.
Born in Jersey City he has lived in North Arlington since 1967.
He worked as a machinist for the Colgate Palmolive Company in Jersey City for 35 years before retiring 31 years ago.
He proudly served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957 and was a member of the North Arlington V.F.W. Post # 4697.
During the 1950’s he played semi-pro football with the Jersey City Vikings. During the the 1970 and 1980’s Joseph enjoyed coaching and was a founder of the North Arlington Leaders Youth Football Organization and also donated his time with the North Arlington Little League.
He loved to travel, he enjoyed cruises , his 2nd home in the Pocono’s and cooking for his family and friends. Joseph was “ Loved By All “.
He was the loving son of the late Francis and Ann (nee Reilly) Cook., the beloved husband of Helen W. Cook ( nee Von Oesen ), the devoted father of Joseph F. Cook and his late wife Christine, Janet DiGavero and her husband Peter , John M. Cook , Helen F. Yates and her husband William, the cherished grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson, the dear brother of Francis Cook and the late Claire Smith and the loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Parow Funeral Home 185 Ridge Rd,. North Arlington on Saturday, January 6th at 9 a.m. thence to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington for the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. The family will receive friends on Friday 3-8 p.m. .


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Visitation

Friday

5

Jan

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parow Funeral Home

185 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Funeral Service

Saturday

6

Jan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Queen of Peace Church

186 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Cross Cemetery

340 Ridge Rd.
North Arlington, NJ 07031

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