ELMER J. COOK, JR., age 77, formerly of Chardon and Solon, Ohio. Passed away December 13, 2015. Son of the late Helen (nee Lucas) and Elmer Cook; he is survived by two sisters, CJ Papp (Norm Lutz, deceased), and Gail (Phil) Ludwig; two nephews, a great niece, and two great nephews. We wish to thank all who befriended Elmer at Heritage of Hudson, Mapleview Church, and AA. Elmer will be cremated and services will be private. Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of VNS, 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH 44333, or an organization of your choice.