James A. Cook, 97, of Belvidere, NJ, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2019
at Manor Care, Easton, PA.
James was the son of Frederick Cook and Elizabeth Curran Cook.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in Europe from January 1943 until December 1945
with the 747th Tank Battalion. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and Tall Cedars
of Lebanon. Jim was also a member of the Belvidere United Methodist Church.
Jim and his wife, Marjorie (Marge) Hendershot Cook celebrated their 77th wedding anniversary
this past December. Jim and Marge owned and operated, "Cook's Milk Service". Jim was a
milkman for 40 years in Belvidere, NJ, and the surrounding area. He enjoyed being a milkman,
serving his customers in the community. Jim was a very hard worker and lovingly provided for his
family. With Jim, it was always about his family and how he could make their lives better.
Also, Jim's family wishes to express a heartfelt thanks to Dave Anderson and Dave Jones (both men
from Home Instead Senior Care) for being Jim's caregivers these past few years. Your love and support
to Jim and his family will always be cherished. Thank you for becoming part of his family. And, a
heartfelt thanks to Kelli LaBar, for being a wonderful friend to both Jim and Marge. As Jim always said,
"You're the best Kelli".
In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by three brothers and two sisters.
Jim is survived by his wife, Marjorie; a son, James Cook II and his companion, Lois; two daughters,
Kathleen Gibson and her husband, Willard; and April Baker; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Private services are under the direction of MacFadden Funeral Home, Belvidere, NJ.
325 Hardwick StreetBelvidere, New Jersey 07823Phone: 908-475-2210Thomas J. Balka, Manager, N.J. Lic No. 3588