MILLBURY, Mass. – Richard P. Cook of Millbury died Jan. 1 at Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence. He was 79.
He was born Nov. 14, 1923, in Worcester to Roland and Lelia Brown Cook. He lived in Shrewsbury for many years before moving to Millbury. Cook was self-employed in various capacities in maintenance work.
Visitation is 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors Sumner House in Shrewsbury. A funeral service will be held at noon, and burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shrewsbury Youth Family Services, 240 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA 01545 or JHC Hospice, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609.