ST. ALBANS: Edward R Cook, 62, formerly of Somerville, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on December 24, 2020, as our Lord walked with Edward to be with his parents Mr. Roy Edward & Mrs. Emma Fernand Cook.
Edward spent many years at doing a job he loved and was exceptionally well at. Machining was not only a job for him, it was a job he took pride in. He loved working at Lavalle and Ide, Republican Drill, and Preci Manufacturers.
Edward met Karen in 1989. They had one daughter, Meghane Cook and Joesph Bell of St Albans. Karen had three other children that Edward also cared for and help raised as a permanent father figure to Daniel & Melinda Goucher of Jericho, Ashley Kelley of Essex Junction, and Kyle & Catherine Goucher of Vergennes. His main love was the four kids and grandchildren.
Edward was blessed with many grandchildren, three from his daughter: Meghane, Jacob Edward Roy , Miaya Evrae & Yunalesca Rynn, three from Ashley: David Paul, Shawn Robert, Kahari Akeem, and two from Kyle: Landon James and Gavin Ray.
Edward is survived by a sister, Ellen & Vosco Cunha of Somerville MA, a nephew, Michael & Kristin Cunha & family of Newington CT, a niece Amy & Brennan Lasher & family of Citra FL.
Edward enjoyed family outings and holidays. He liked and enjoyed family trips. His love was deep sea fishing, seeing his friends, target shooting with guns and compound bows. Edward loved history anything about the wars and the weaponry used from tanks, cannons, and missiles you would find him reading, studying and watching TV. He also enjoyed cooking and had a few jobs in the culinary field.
Assisting the Cook family is the Heald Funeral Home, Celebrating Lives Since 1918, where messages of condolence or sharing of memories are welcome at www.healdfuneralhome.com.