Thomas J. Cook Jr.

August 13th, 1945 - April 12th, 2018

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Thomas J. Cook Jr., age 72, of Erie passed away suddenly Thursday, April 12, 2018. He was born in Erie, a son of the late Thomas J. and Jean (Ehret) Cook Sr.


Thomas was the Principal of the accounting firm of Thomas J. Cook Jr., CPA. He was a member of St. Patrick Church, the Kahkwa Club, Erie Club and Erie Yacht Club. He enjoyed golfing, traveling and spending time with his beloved family and friends.


The most cherished and important relationship in his life was his love affair with his wife of fifty years, Lynda A. (Braine) Cook; other survivors include three children, Dr. Buckley Cook (Kelly) of Erie, Jonathon Cook (Elizabeth) of Carrboro, NC, and Molly Meredith Cook of Erie; three grandchildren, Jamison Cook, Davis Cook and Ellery Cook; four siblings, Kathleen Mastantuono (Al), Christine Meuser (Charles), James Cook and Marjorie Berdis (Joseph); sister and brother in laws, Diane Rodax (Oliver), Sally Stiven (Christopher) and John Braine (Laurie). Several nieces and nephews also survive. 


Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, April 17 from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Blvd. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 130 East 4th Street. Burial will be private.


Memorials may be made to St. Patrick’s Church Renovation Fund or the A.N.N.A Shelter at 1555 East 10th Street, Erie, PA 16511.