Denise Cook Cook
Denise Cook Cook
  • June 15, 1954 - June 8, 2017
  • Lancaster, Ohio

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LANCASTER: Denise E. Cook, 62, of Lancaster passed away on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at her residence. Denise was born in Lancaster, Ohio on June 15th, 1954 to Harry Z. Cook Jr. and Janice (Godown). Denise was a hair designer for 30 years and had owned her own business. She was an active volunteer with the Central Ohio AIDS Coalition and a fundraiser for their organization. Denise had fought a long battle against the adversity of her disease processes until she went to join her father in heaven. In her remembrance please show unlimited compassion toward those facing the burdens of HIV. Denise will always be remembered for being a brave woman with a generous heart. She is survived by her daughter, Kisha (Jason) Smith; granddaughter, Erika; beloved dog, Poppy Punkin; mother, Janice Cook-Lippoli; uncle, Dean Godown; brother, Brian Cook; sister, Lou (Jim) Cook-Kline; nieces, Sarah (Aaron) Sumila and their children, Ellis, Corbin; Maggie (Brian) Peercy and their daughter Braelyn. Denise was preceded in death by her father, Harry Z. Cook Jr. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 1PM at the HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Cheryl Foulk officiating. Friends may visit 1 HR prior to the service on Monday. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Michael Para and the team of caregivers at the Equitas Clinic in Columbus, OH. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Equitas Medical Clinic in Columbus, Ohio. Their website address is