Miriam Cook, 95, passed away peacefully at Homeland Center on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. She was born on October 8, 1924 on Red Top Rd., South Hanover Twp., Dauphin Co. to the late Ross and Edna (Forney) Ricker. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Grover, sisters Mildred Emert and Jean Hoover. Miriam is survived by her five children, Miriam Swayze, Lois (Jim) Cieri, Grover, Faye Clark, and Richard and 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Miriam graduated in the class of 1942 from Swatara High School. Miriam could always be found in her garden after dinner and enjoyed going on garden club tours and traveling with her husband. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Services will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Sullivan Funeral Home, 51 N. Enola Drive, Enola, PA with visitation from 10:00 a.m. and services at 11:00. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Gardens, 6701 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Homeland Center, 1901 N. 5th St., Harrisburg, PA 17102 or Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Suite 270, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cook family.