Thomas Lane Cooke
November 14, 1950 – December 3, 2013
Thomas Lane Cooke, age 63, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully in his sleep, on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
Born in Harrington, Delaware, on November 14, 1950, Tom was a son of the late Samuel and Marguerite Cooke. Tom was known for his infectious smile and great sense of humor. He touched the lives of many. Above all else, he was a devoted husband, father, stepfather, brother, uncle, grandfather, and friend, and will be dearly missed.
Tom is survived by his beloved wife, Lisa C. Cooke; son, Dustin Lane Cooke; stepdaughters, Rebecca Gupta and Carly Becker and their families; stepsons, Daniel Becker (Regina) and Zachary Rossi; brothers, Robert Schlobohm (Teri) and family and Gary T. Cooke (Carol); niece, Caitlyn; nephew, Greg; and many special aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held 11 am on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where friends may call from 10 am until 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Autism Society, 4340 East-West Highway, Suite 350, Bethesda, MD.