Reid Stanley Cook
Born July 28, 1943 in West Brome, Quebec - Died March 10, 2020 in Norwood, Ontario. Residing at Pleasant Meadow Manor, aged 76
Reid Cook entered peacefully his eternal home on March 10, 2020 and we have the assurance that his “faith has been made sight” in the presence of Jesus on this precious day and forevermore.
Reid was the 2nd child of Muriel and Stanley Cook, (Nanny and Grampy) and grew up in the small community of Cowansville in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. He and his siblings, Betty, Beverly, Richard, Michael, and Carolyn, were a close knit bunch and he was dearly loved by all of them. Growing up, Reid was outgoing and always had a great sense of humour. He loved athletics. He specifically excelled in pole-vaulting. Reid graduated high school in Knowlton, Quebec.
As a young adult, Reid surrendered his life to Jesus Christ. This decision would change the course of the rest of his life. He loved God deeply. In 1965, Reid married Renée Maurice. Reid and Renee had three children: Lucille, Sean, and Jeremy.
Reid worked as a pastor for his whole career. He pastored several Anglican churches in Quebec before transitioning to an Alliance Church in Peterborough, Ontario, where he would serve for 10 years. During his final pastorate in Lindsay, Ontario, Reid would be forced to retire because of Parkinson’s disease.
Reid battled Parkinson’s for approximately 30 years. He was determined to do everything he could to fight well. In 2017 he transitioned into Pleasant Meadow Manor in Norwood, Ontario, where he received excellent care from an amazing staff.
Reid was predeceased by his father, Stanley Cook. He is survived by his mother, Muriel Cook, his wife Renée, his siblings, Betty (Gus), Beverly (Doug), Richard (Janice), Michael (Joyce), and Carolyn (Yvonne), his 3 children, Lucille (Wayne), Sean (Kristy), and Jeremy (Coralee), and his 8 grandchildren, Aiden (Rebekah), Madison, Mackenzie, Ethan, Jonah, Benjamin, Micah, and Jared, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, 11 AM, at Ferndale Bible Church, in Peterborough, Ontario.