Loretta Cook, 86, of Lavelle, passed away September 2, 2021, at the Mt. Carmel Nursing Center, Mt. Carmel. Born in Shamokin, October 13, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Irene Gilham Martini. She was a graduate of the Shamokin High School, class of 1951, and was employed at the Shamokin Newberry store for many years. Loretta was a member of Christ’s United Lutheran Church, Airport Road, and the Order of the Eastern Star #154, both of Ashland.
Preceding her in death was her husband of 52 years, Calvin G. Cook, passing in February 2007.
Daughter: Carol Cook and her companion Keith Francis, Lavelle
Son: William Cook and his companion Sherri Rada, Lavelle
Granddaughter: Stephanie Cook
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service, Tuesday, September 7th, at 11 AM, in the Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, 1323 Centre St., Ashland. Officiating will be Rev. Dana Heckman Beil, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Ashland. Interment will follow in Citizen’s Cemetery, Lavelle. A viewing will begin at 10 AM until service. Memorials may be made to the Hillside S.P.C.A., Hillside Road, Pottsville, PA., 17921.
Visit www.FritzFuneralHome.com. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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