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Ervin Joseph "Joe" Cook

October 17, 1938 ~ February 21, 2018 (age 79)

Ervin Joseph “Joe” Cook, 79, of Carlisle, PA, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born October 17, 1938, in Pottsville, PA, he was the son of the late Ervin Benjamin and Eleanor (Poplosky) Cook. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jeanette Cook and Carol Dams.

Mr. Cook was a technical rep. for Agfa in New Jersey. He was of the Catholic faith and a member of Kent Island Elks Lodge #2576, Stevensville, MD.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine F. (Yoder) Cook; two sons, Joe (Kathy) Cook, Nampa, ID; Cliff (Jackie) Cook, Meridian, ID; two daughters, Terri Lee (Ryan Zepp) Cook, Littlestown, PA; Janette (Franklin) Holliday, Oakland, MD; six grandchildren, Enessa Whitten, Michelle Purnell, Shanna Holliday-Preston, Jay Cook, C.J. Cook and John Cook; eight great-grandchildren, Payton, Maddison, Hunter, Baylee, Corbin, Jacob, Bryan and Brianna.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, MD, on Friday from 7-9 p.m. A Prayer service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. with Deacon Harold Bradley officiating. Interment will be in the Salisbury Cemetery.

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