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I had the pleasure of being a colleague of Joe' foe 30+years. In that time we served ont the STA negotiating as well as several other committees and as
faculty member at SHS. One lasting memory that I have is observing Joe's math class,a rewarding and enlightling experience. Joe had much respect for his students' abilities. Instead of being the center of attention he let the students work cooperatingly to solve complex math problems, he guided, asked questions and only

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Posted by: Jack Lee - Duxbury, MA - Friend   Jul 02, 2018

Sandy & Family of Joe: He was truly a man of character. A kind and thoughtful person. He was a most amazing warrior with a heart that knew no limits. May memories of happier times help to ease these challenging days. He touched the lives of those fortunate to know him. Heartfelt thoughts. Ted & Ellen Warzecha

Posted by: Ted & Ellen Warzecha - Naples, Fl & Weekapaug RI - Family Friend   Jul 02, 2018

Mr. Cook was such a great teacher. I am 47 and still think of him and how he taught me so much about life. Am sorry I never saw him high school to thank him.

Posted by: Ellen Mcgowan - Foxboro, MA - Student   Jul 01, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Joe's untimely death. It saddens me greatly as I truly enjoyed teaching and working with Joe at Sharon High School. I respected his opinions about teaching and respected the work that he did for the Sharon Teachers Union. I also was very lucky to have had my daughter Stacey in his math classes and I remember her saying that he was a "great" teacher and one of her best. Of course it might

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Posted by: Robin Block - plymouth, MA - Coworker   Jul 01, 2018

Joe and Sandy were Sharon Public Schools colleagues of mine. Joe was also my children's math teacher. He was a great guy. My condolences to all of you at this difficult time.
Esta Nickinson, Sharon

Posted by: Esta Nickinson - Sharon, MA - Friend   Jul 01, 2018

Jason and family,My codolences on the loss of your Dad. Joe was not only a great golfer, but a great guy too. It was always a thrill to play with him in Gangbusters and having him as a partner was a sure win! God bless, Tom Cruisebless.

Posted by: Tom Cruise - The Villages, FL   Jul 01, 2018

Sorry for your loss. Mr Cook was one of my favorite teachers in high school. Sending prayers and hugs to his family.

Posted by: Jessica Plumer - Uxbridge, MA   Jul 01, 2018

Rest in peace, Dear friend- Thanks for all the free putting lessons .-
I'll miss you,
John Chagnon

Posted by: John Chagnon - West Bridgewater, MA - Friend   Jul 01, 2018