Cumberland Times-News


September 4, 2013


FROSTBURG — Catherine Geraldine (Parker) Cook, 90, of Grahamtown, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at her home.

Born Oct. 23, 1922, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late William Parker and Alice (Hayman) Parker. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Harry G. “Cookie” Cook; son Mike Diehl; son-in-law Robert Sonny Martin and a sister, Betty Brown.

She worked at the Miner's Hospital in Frostburg and for the Frostburg Cable TV. She was a member of the Welsh Memorial Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan Kephart and husband Galen, of Burlington, W.Va. and Barbara Fike and husband Kenneth, of Pennsylvania, and grandson, Dr. Michael Kephart and wife Dr. Adrienne West, of Waltham, Mass.

Family and friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m.

A funeral service will follow Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Joe Penick officiating.

Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.

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