Frederick A. Cooke, 72, formerly of Middletown PA passed away peacefully on
Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Gino J. Merli Veteranís Center in Scranton
PA. He was born September 4, 1945 in Danville PA the son of the late
Donald K. and Mary Ellen Herman Cooke.
graduated from Middletown Area High School.
served his country in the United States Army in Korea for two years.
was employed in his earlier years at Wilsonís Meat Packing in Harrisburg.
He was then employed as a steelworker for Bethlehem Steel, from where he
retired. He also worked for the United States Post Office in Harrisburg
avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
survived by one brother; Ralph L. Cooke of Elizabethtown PA, a niece, Hope
L. Cooke and a great-niece Kaylee M. Phillips; both of Elizabethtown as well
as other nieces and nephews.
was preceded in death by two brothers; Thomas D. Cooke and John E. Cooke.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held
Friday, December 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA. Friends will be received from 12 oíclock noon
until the time of service. Burial will follow in Straubís Lutheran
Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post 40
Danville PA. The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may
be made to American Legion Post 40 425 Northumberland Street Danville PA
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.