Barbara J. Cook
Barbara J. Cook, age 75, of New Castle, DE, died on Thursday, January 20, 2011, at Heartland Hospice House.
A native Delawarean, Barbara was born in Wilmington on May 30, 1935, daughter of the late Stanley Harter, Sr. and Irene Thomas Harter. She was employed in the custodial department of William Penn High School for many years until her retirement.
Barbara was admired as a true people person who enjoyed making new friends throughout her life. A devoted mother and grandmother, she especially delighted in spending time with her beloved family and cooking delicious meals for them. She was also very fond of animals and loved caring for many family pets over the years.
She is survived by her children, Debbie Lynn Stone, Stephanie Irene Andrews, Belinda Carol Cook, and Leonard Bernard Cook; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, January 26th, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 1 pm. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. 10th St., Ste. 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801.
To sign guest book, visit spicermullikin.com SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213