Sherry Lynn Cook
March 31, 1959 – October 10, 2013
Sherry Lynn Cook, age 54, of Smyrna, DE passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Thursday, October 10, 2013.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware on March 31, 1959, Sherry was the daughter of James Francis Cook Jr. and Jacqueline F. Moore Cook. She began her career as a baker at Dunkin Donuts and later worked for Arner’s Restaurant, before accepting a position with Shop Rite, where she was employed for over 15 years until her retirement.
In her leisure time, Sherry enjoyed trips to local casinos and was an avid reader. She loved listening to Elvis and visiting the beach. A kind-hearted and giving person, Sherry was a friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her father, James F. Cook, Jr. Sherry is survived by her mother, Jacqueline; sisters, Karen Rynkowski (Henry), Terry Costanzo (Louis), and Renee Cook; brothers, James F. Cook, III, John Cook, Randie Cook, Ronald Cook, and Michael Cook; niece, Danielle Haas, with whom she lived; goddaughter, April Costanzo; 3 aunts; 2 uncles; 14 nieces and nephews; close friend, Allan McCall; and her beloved canine companion, Peanut the cockapoo.
Friends and family may call from 6 pm until 8 pm on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, October 18, 2013 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810.