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Ruth M. Cook (Lowery)

September 19, 1923 - May 22, 2019

Service Date: May 28, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc


Church St. Mary s Church of the Immaculate Conception

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Ruth M. Cook, 95 of Edwardsville and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday evening, May 22, 2019 at The Gardens at Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Wilkes-Barre she was the daughter of the late Francis and Ruth (Edwards) Lowery.

Ruth was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Wilkes-Barre and was employed as a waitress at Sky Top Lodge in the Pocono’s until her retirement.

Ruth had a larger than life personality and people knew exactly where they stood with her. Ruth loved to decorate and would keep her Christmas Tree up all year and would change the decorations to match every holiday.

She was preceded in death by her children Susan and Steven Cook, brothers and sisters.

Surviving are her daughters Beverly O’Brien and her husband Don, Edwardsville, Linda Cook, West Palm Beach, FL, 8 grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 12:10 pm at St. Mary’s Church of the Immaculate Conception, 134 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701, with Father J. Duane Gavitt, Pastor, officiating. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call Saturday afternoon, May 25, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

In lieu of flowers, monetary contributions may be made to Ruth’s family to help defer the funeral expenses.