August 6, 1954 - August 29, 2020
Barbara Cook, age 66, passed away peacefully on August 29, 2020, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease with her family by her side. She was born on August 6, 1954 in Manhattan, NY to William and Catherine Cocco. Her father preceded her in death on March 29, 1978. Her mother preceded her in death on August 29, 2013 after her own battle with Alzheimers. Barbara graduated from Howell High School. She was a hard working and savvy business woman, who excelled in the jewelry industry.She was respected highly by both her colleagues and friends for her intelligence, wit, kindness and generosity. Barbara believed in living in "The Now" and enjoying life to the fullest. She was adamant about prioritizing memorable moments for her family to experience together. From traveling, to broadway shows, or even simply the circus. Barbara did her best to leave no stone unturned when it came to organizing such amazing experiences with those she loved. Barbara is survived by her devoted and loving husband Peter Cook. They celebrated 46 years of marriage on June 1st. Pete was Barbaras soulmate and one true love. Pete loved his bride passionality since the moment they met and their love story is revered among many family and friends. Barbara is also survived by her daughter Dana Svenson and her husband Ronald; daughter Caitlyn Reid and her husband Joseph; four beautiful grandchildren, Arriyana, Ronnie, Ayden and Katelyn; sister Cathy Haynes and Husband Michael and brother William Cocco Jr and his wife Robbie. Also surviving are many beloved nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 12-4 p.m. at Carmona- Bolen Home for Funerals, 412 Main Street Toms River, NJ 08753 In honor of Barbara the family has asked that in lieu of flowers that you support their team " Memory Savers" by contributing to the fight against Alzheimers. Link and directions to locate our team "Memory Savers" for donations is provided below. https://act.alz.org/site/TR?pg=pfind&fr_id=13792 Click on link then type in Memory Savers for team donation then click donate.
Barbara Cook, age 66, passed away peacefully on August 29, 2020, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease with her family by her side. She was born on August 6, 1954 in Manhattan, NY to William and Catherine Cocco. Her father preceded her... View Obituary & Service Information
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