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Frank Cummings Cook, III Obituary

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Frank Cummings Cook, III

Bethesda, MD

December 22, 1939 - March 29, 2024

Frank Cummings Cook, III Obituary

It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father Frank Cummings Cook III on Good Friday at the age of 84. He left the world peacefully to join our mother, Kaye who transitioned into the light on 04/08/2013, and our brother Frank on 08/19/2009.

Frank Cummings Cook III was born on 12/22/1939 in Washington DC, the son of Elizabeth Rose Pierce and Frank Cummings Cook Jr.

He attended Bethesda Chevy Chase High School and after Graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Business Science in 1963. He was accepted into Officer Training School after joining the Navy where he spent most of his career and retired in 1989 as a Commander USN.

Besides his unwavering support and care for his family, he had many deep passions including following and trading stocks on the NYSE, watching and playing sports (including baseball/softball, basketball, tennis, bowling, and football). He also had a passion for travel which grew as his Naval career took him to many destinations around the world (including Japan, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, China, and many places in the USA).

Frank Cummings Cook III is Survived by his son Ken and daughter Cami (husband Scott), grandchildren Kelly, Kenny, Bryan, Steven, Colby and TS, and he is also survived by his brothers Richard (wife Pam) and David.

There will be a celebration of life ceremony on Saturday, April 13th at 11:00 am at All Saints Episcopal Church (3 Chevy Chase Circle, Chevy Chase, MD 20815) followed by a reception in the church fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation

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