JOSEPH E COOK
July 19, 1929 – May 13, 2020
Joseph E. Cook July 19, 1929 - May 13, 2020 Norwich NORWICH – Joseph E. Cook 91, Husband of the late Patti (Chappel) Cook of Norwich died May 13, 2020 at William W. Backus Hospital. He was born July 19, 1929, son of the late An¬thony and Elizabeth (Podurgiel) Cook. Stationed in Japan and Korea during the War, Joe never hesitated to tell you about Mamasan and Papasan who made him the best meals dur¬ing his time in the Medic Ward in the US Army. Joe worked at many jobs in his career, from ink and dye making at the textile Mills to con¬struction work at Pfizer and years of Grounds Maintencance at Black Hall Country Club, but he was best known and loved as Mr. Cook the Jan¬iter at Julliette Long School in Ledyard where he retired in 1995. He loved watching his NY Mets and Sunday Afternoon Golf. He could always be seen outside cutting his lawn and talking with the neighbors. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Joe is survived by 2 sons, Wayne (Michelle) of Oregon, David (Diane) of Baltic CT, 1 daugh¬ter, Sue Langlois of Jewett City CT and his brother Tony (Pat) of Danbury CT, 11 Grandchil¬dren, 6 Great Granchildren and several nieces and nephews. Along with his wife, Joe was predeceased by a son Kenny Cook, daughter Lauri DuBuono, 2 brothers, Richard (Dick) Cook, Edward (Abby) Cook, and 3 sisters, Dora Batey, Gloria Roman and Elizabeth Hoelck. A Small GravesideService will be held at St Joseph’s Cemetery Wednesday May 20th at 1:pm Due to the current situation, a Catholic Mass and memorial will be held at a later date.. Please visit www.churchandallen.com to leave an online tribute or condolence.