Paul E. Cook

Paul E. Cook, age 88, of Plymouth, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at his home in Plymouth. He was the devoted husband of Linda C. (Andrews) Cook; loving father of Valerie Chaisson of Maine, Paula Holbrook and her husband Steve of Virginia; Victor Cook of California; Scott A. Cook and his wife, Darcy, of Auburn; and Laurie C. Caraher and her husband Paul of Plymouth. He was the brother of the late Robert, David, and William Cook; grandfather of Alex, Neal, Christopher, Lana, Mary, Claire, Patrick, Ryan, Anthony, Tyler, Matthew, Cory, Kyle, and Cameron; and great grandfather of seven.

Born in Boston on July 29, 1935, son of the late Paul H. and Mary (Chaisson) Cook. Paul grew up in Hyde Park. He graduated from Hyde Park High School and then proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Following his service, he attended Northeastern University graduating with a degree in Engineering. Paul went on to make his career with WJ Callahan for 25 years and was a member of the sheet metal union.

Paul thoroughly enjoyed golf and was a former member of Plymouth Country Club and Southers Marsh. He also loved hunting, fishing, skiing, sailing, running, and liked lobstering. He even completed the Boston Marathon. Paul excelled at hockey and competed in a senior league in his 50s. He was an avid New England sports fan, especially the Bruins. When Paul and Linda weren’t wintering in St Petersburg, FL, going on numerous cruises, or traveling abroad, there was nothing they loved more than to attend all of their grandchildren’s sports events.

A visitation will take place at the Cartmell-Davis Life Celebration Funeral Home, 619 State Rd. (Plymouth) Manomet, on Saturday, Jan. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by a service in the funeral home. A private burial, for immediate family and close friends, will take place in Manomet Cemetery on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 11a.m. Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Matt Murphy Toolship Fund, 81 Heather Dr. Plymouth MA 02360. Venmo: @mattmurphytoolshipfund.

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