Jeffery Lee "Jeffro" Cook
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    P.O. Box 758517
    Topeka, KS 66675

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“I was there for the services he rocked the house at church and at Junes Outback Pub standing room to beat the band, I dated Jeff for 2 yrs Barb Ewart...Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“Karen, Craig and John So sorry to hear about Jeff, he was a great person, friend and full of charm. He is now with his mom and dad, whom i miss very...Read More »
2 of 48 | Posted by: nancy Sampson - westbrook, CT

“Always would greet me with a smile and friendly HelloGreatly missed by so many and touched so many livesMy condolences to Jeffs family ”
3 of 48 | Posted by: Jacquelynn Begina - Killingworth, CT

“So sorry for your loss John, Craig, Karen and family. He was surely loved by all, and will be missed. My heartfelt hugs and prayers are sent your...Read More »
4 of 48 | Posted by: Carol Adanti - Old Saybrook, CT

“I Cindy Cook,Would Like to send my condolences to John,Craig & Karen and all the nieces and nephews.I will miss Jeff so much I Truely loved your...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: CINDY Cook - Beaverdam, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss.Hecwill greatly missed ”
6 of 48 | Posted by: Cheryl Mccarthy - Middletown

“I am so sorry for your loss. Jeffro was such a nice nice man. He always had a smile on his face and could put a smile on any other persons face too....Read More »
7 of 48 | Posted by: Sheryl &Don Morin - Madison, CT

“I was saddened to hear of the passing of my classmate and friend, Jeff. One of my memories was a night when Jeff was due to board ship at the New...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: Sharon Torell-Kwiatkowski - CT

“"Jeffro" was a class act. Gone much too soon. Loved his banter and incredible musical knowledge. Will miss his presence at The Cafe! May he rest in...Read More »
9 of 48 | Posted by: Gregg Doonan - Madison, CT

“I am so sorry to hear of Jeff's sudden passing. My prayers are with all who loved him. Special hugs to Karen, John and Craig. He will be missed by so...Read More »
10 of 48 | Posted by: Kathy Nicely - Clinto, CT

“To all jeff's Family so sorry for your loss. We Miss him and will miss his always kidding me by calling me Elvira instead of Elva.Charlie and Elva...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“John, Craig and Karen I, as many others, am so shocked. Keeping you and all that knew Jeff in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: Robin Turek - Madison, ME

“Our sincerest condolences to Jeff's family on his sudden loss...Such a nice, sweet man with such a great sense of humor! You will surely be missed,...Read More »
13 of 48 | Posted by: Michelle Hurteau - Killingworth, CT

“Deepest sympathy for the loss of Jeff. I will miss seeing him around. May he rest in peace. ☮ ”
14 of 48 | Posted by: Beverly Torell - Clinton, CT

“My condolences to you Craig and your family. ”
15 of 48 | Posted by: Nancy Richards - Middletown, CT

“I'm so sorry to read about this Craig and family. My condolences.Nancy RichardsMiddletown ”
16 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“My life interactions with Jeff were many years ago when I lived in Killingworth. Jeff was a joy to be around and always made me smile and laugh. I'm...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Gail Kelly - Venice, FL - Friend

“My deepest condolences to the Cook family...I will miss that smiling face and the great sense of humor Jeffro had ”
18 of 48 | Posted by: Gary Greco - Northford, CT

“Beautiful person. Always a smile on his face,he will be missed! RIP Jeff! ”
19 of 48 | Posted by: Anne Novy - Barefoot Bay, FL

“After knowing Jeff for 40 years I can honestly say that he was one of the sweetest guys you will ever meet...we shared many memories and many laughs....Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Donna Lott - Old Lyme, CT

“I dated Jeff in high school for two yrs and still remained friends I will always miss him. ”
21 of 48 | Posted by: Barbara Ewart Dionne - Meriden, CT

“I'm so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I remember him well as an active member of the VFW when, years ago, my dad was a member, too. Almost a...Read More »
22 of 48 | Posted by: Vera Kasson (Guk) - NY

“so sad to see you go God bless you on your journey ”
23 of 48 | Posted by: Colleen Murdock - Guilford, CT

“Very sad to hear that another important person we grew up with has passed and so young! My heart goes out to your family and our lifelong connection. ”
24 of 48 | Posted by: Deborah Meehan - Branford, CT

“Always had a smile and a kind, if not funny word. A talented musician and singer. You will be missed. I salute you, thank you for your service to...Read More »
25 of 48 | Posted by: Walt - K-Town, CT - Friend

“So sorry to hear the sad news But happy to have known Jeff and always enjoyed seeing him over the years Our thoughts and prayers are with all the...Read More »
26 of 48 | Posted by: Brian & Lise Thayer - Higganum, CT

“Many fond memories, Jeff will be missed, will especially miss the jokes, a true one of a kind. Rip jeffro ”
27 of 48 | Posted by: Melanie Webber - Merritt island, FL

“Dave and I are so sorry to hear of Jeffs passing. He will be missed. Hugs to you all. ”
28 of 48 | Posted by: Nancy Carr De Genaro - CT

“I first met Jeff when I moved to Killingworth, I was 12 and he was 13. His sister Linda was the first person that invited me to her house and we...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: Liz (Salling) Santamaria - CT

“Our deepest sorrow to Jeffs family and also friends, he was an absolute good guy.He really will be missed, Judy and Freddie Koch ”
30 of 48 | Posted by: judy koch - Madison, CT - Friend

“It's never an easy time when a family member passes. Your family has experienced so many losses. Craig, Johnny and Karen..my heart goes out to you...Read More »
31 of 48 | Posted by: Sandy Castaldi - Westerly, RI

“Rest In Peace, Jeffro ”
32 of 48 | Posted by: Bonnie Alexander - GuilfordN2yWz

“My thoughts and prayers to all his family and friends. He will be missed by all! ”
33 of 48 | Posted by: Paula Cote - Auburn, GA - Friend

“Craig Karen & John. My deepest sympathy. Jeff was always like a big brother to me. I will miss him very much ”
34 of 48 | Posted by: David Blifford - Deep River

“We are so truly sorry for the loss of Jeffry. He always greeted us with a smile and a hello beautiful, he was a very sweet man and will truly be...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: Leslie and frank Hodges - Clinton

“i just cant believe this. Im so sorry for the Cook families loss(and for all of us friends of which there were many). He will be missed for sure. He...Read More »
36 of 48 | Posted by: Ben Zukowski - Killingworth, CT

“i just cant believe this. Im so sorry for the Cook families loss(and for all of us friends of which there were many). He will be missed for sure. He...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Ben Zukowski - Killingworth, CT

“So sorry ”
38 of 48 | Posted by: Stephen Petrosky - Jonesboro, AR

“My sincere condolences to the extended family! Jeff was a wonderful person. May he rest in peace.X ”
39 of 48 | Posted by: Page Putney - Stuart, FL - Friend

“Jeff will always be remembered for his love of music & entertaining others with his singing & playing his guitar! He always loved to reminisce of the...Read More »
40 of 48 | Posted by: David & Diane Kukta - Chester, CT

“Dearest Karen, Craig & John & Jennifer my heart goes out to you all! Jeff was a great friend Dave & I are saddened by all of our loss. He will be...Read More »
41 of 48 | Posted by: David & Diane Kukta - Chester, CT

“Just no words to help ease the heartache. His smile will always be remembered and sorely missed. ”
42 of 48 | Posted by: Sheryll Dupuis - Deep River, CT

“My heart felt condolences go out to you all. I always loved talking with Jeff every time I would see him. I don't know how I'm going to be able to...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Theresa Harris - Clinton, CT

“Karen, John, Craig and family,I will remember Jeff's smile and all of the parties and picnics where the Cook family would always sing and have so...Read More »
44 of 48 | Posted by: Flo Zaremba - Deep River, CT

“OMG.. so shocked!! Hugs and love to you.. will always remember his smile and love of life! ”
45 of 48 | Posted by: Nancy Shuss - Clinton, CT

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of Jeff.He will be greatly missed ”
46 of 48 | Posted by: David Cook - Old Saybrook, CT

“What moves through us is a silence,a quiet sadness.a longing for one more day,one more word,one more hug.we may not understand why "Jeff" left this...Read More »
47 of 48 | Posted by: Rich & Peggie Sypher - Deep River, CT

“I am so sorry to hear of your brothers passing. Although I did not know him well, he was a very kind person and loved his family so much,love and...Read More »
48 of 48 | Posted by: Suzi Zadroga - Friend


Jeffery Lee Cook ("Jeffro"), a lifelong resident of Killingworth passed away at home on December 4, 2017 at the age of 66. Jeff was born to Winnie and Lee Cook on March 25, 1951. He graduated from the Morgan School in 1969 and promptly enlisted in the United States Navy. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and honorably served his country on the U.S.S. Newport News CA-148. Jeff worked for the Town of Killingworth for 40 years. Jeff was a longtime and proud member of the Ancient Mariner's Fife and Drum Corp., the Old Saybrook V.F.W. Post #10153, and the American Legion Post #113, Old Saybrook. Affectionately known as the 'King of Killingworth', Jeff had a terrific sense of humor, and could often be found holding court at June's Outback Pub or the Killingworth Café. Jeff loved music. He was an accomplished guitarist and had a beautiful singing voice. Jeff is survived by two brothers, Craig Cook, Essex, and John (Jennifer) Cook, Deep River, and a sister, Karen Sypher, Westbrook, as well as his Godson with whom he had a very close bond, Paul Fredericksen, Killingworth. He is also survived by three nieces, Tracy, Jodi, and Kelly, and many, many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Linda Grenman, and a nephew, Geoffrey Sypher. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Killingworth Congregational Church, 273 Route 81 in Killingworth. A celebration of Jeff's life will take place immediately following at June's Outback Pub. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675. To share a memory of Jeff or send a condolence to his family please visit www.rwwfh.com . Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.

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