July 13, 1934 - August 26, 2013 Resided in Suffield, CT
Janet E. (Fickinger) Cook, 79, of Suffield, beloved wife of Rev. Ralph M. Cook, died peacefully while hearing I Corinthians 13 read by her pastor, Bridget Fidler. Born in Rochester, NY, daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Watkeys) Fickinger, she was a graduate of Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA. Janet was a talented musician and spent her married life as the supportive and dedicated wife of a congregational minister. She had lived in Amherst, MA, Granby, CT, and Columbus OH moving to Suffield in 1991 where she was a member of the First Church of Christ, Congregational. Besides her husband she leaves three sons Howard M. Cook of Middletown, David W. Cook of Columbus, OH, and Stephen M. Cook of Suffield; two daughters Martha Roy and her husband Richard of Enfield and Laura Waddell and her husband Scott of West Suffield; and three grandchildren Heather Elizabeth Waddell, Joshua M. Waddell, and Kyle A. Arvisais. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 31, 2013, 11 AM at the First Church of Christ, Congregational, High Street Suffield. A reception will follow the service. Burial will be in Granby Cemetery at the convenience of the family. The best way to honor Janet would be by living in a loving way as she did and in lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Christian Children's Fund 2821 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294 or Music on High c/o the First Church of Christ, Congregational, High Street, Suffield, CT 06078.