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He was a great guy and teacher. Had him for trig. RIP mr. Cook


Posted by: Karen Gurwitz - Sharon, MA - Teacher   Feb 08, 2019

Mr. Cook actually taught me Trigonometry, a task I thought was impossible. He was a very good teacher and beneath the gruff exterior, really cared about his students.


Posted by: Howard Wiseman - Sharon, MA - Student   Jan 29, 2019

So sorry to hear that Joe Cook has passed away. He was my math teacher and somehow made the subject interesting to me. May his memory be a blessing. Leslie Berger, class of 1977


Posted by: Leslie Berger - Sharon - Student   Dec 31, 2018

So sorry to see that Mr. Cook passed away. He was my homeroom teacher as well as my math teacher at Sharon High back in the early 80s. He was a great guy and his passion for golf was well-known. If we weren't in the mood to study math in class, all we had to do was mention golf and Mr. Cook was off and running. May he Rest In Peace. My deepest condolences to his family.


Posted by: Martha (Stearns) Petersen - Taunton, MA - Student   Dec 30, 2018

I was saddened to learn of Joe's passing. He and I spent many days playing golf, with Murray, Cookie, enjoying each other's company. He was a gentle person whom I will always remember.
Harold Solomon


Posted by: Harold Solomon - Brookline, MA - Friend   Jul 15, 2018

Jason and Family,

I was sorry to hear of Joe's passing the other day. I always enjoyed my time with your Dad and seeing him at the events and in Florida.

All the best to you and the family.


Posted by: Peter Norton - BOSTON, MA   Jul 06, 2018

May he rest in peace eternally.


Posted by: Loretta Fillios - Chelsea, MA   Jul 06, 2018

Rest In Peace my friend


Posted by: Alan Swope - Naples, FL   Jul 04, 2018

Joe and I played on the same intramural basketball team while he attended Northeastern. Later he would join the faculty at Sharon High School where I was teaching. We called him "gunner" because he never saw a shot he didn't like for himself. He enjoyed the game of life always giving it his best shot.


Posted by: David Nelson - Hingham, MA   Jul 02, 2018

Joe was very proud of his teaching career. Golf was his first love but teaching was a close second


Posted by: Ralph Turley - Naples, FL - Friend   Jul 02, 2018