Helen C. (Wunschel) Cook - Cumberland

Helen C. (Wunschel) Cook - Cumberland

Helen C. (Wunschel) Cook, 82, of Melrose Street passed away peacefully Friday, March 15 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.

She was the beloved wife of the late James B. Cook Sr. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Helen (Popiolek) Wunschel. She had resided in Cumberland for the past 62 years.

She was employed by the former A.T. Cross Co., in Lincoln for a number of years and previously was employed by the former Peterson Puritan Co., in Cumberland for many years.

Mrs. Cook was past president and secretary of the Cumberland Chapter 4646 AARP, member of the St. Aidan Parish and Senior Citizens Group, St. John Vianney Seniors and a Life Member of the R. I. Congress P.T.A.

She leaves four children, Janice L. Wright of Cumberland, James B. Cook Jr. of Lincoln, Joseph W. Cook of Cumberland and Cindy L. Collins of Middletown; and a sister, Carol Eno of Pawtucket. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was also the stepmother of the late Alfred Cook and the sister of the late Barbara Sweitch.

A celebration of her life will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rte. 122, Cumberland with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Historic St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours are Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd. Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886. Directions/Guestbook at jjduffyfuneralhome.com