Sergeant James S. Cooke – Cranston Police

Sgt. James Cooke

     Sergeant James S. Cooke passed away peacefully on April 3, 2020 at the age of 81.  He was the beloved son of late James C. and Yvonne A. (Dauphinais) Cooke and loving brother of the late Jean Riley and Patricia Lenardson.

     He attended Mount Pleasant High School and proudly served as a member of the United States Navy and as a Sergeant in the Cranston Police Department. James shared an over 40-year marriage with the late Margaret A. Cooke whom he had four beautiful children with. He was the proud father of children Jay Cooke, Tracey Cooke Palmer, Lisa Cooke Linehan, James Cooke, and their respective spouses Beth Cooke, James Palmer, Robert Linehan, and Shannon Cooke.

     An avid golfer, sports fan and beach lover, James spent the last 14 years of his life living in Lakeland, Florida where he shared meaningful companionships with the late Dorothy Yabroudy, and Genevieve Harris. In addition to his children, he is survived by eight grandchildren; Matthew, Danielle, Jace, Samantha, Jackson, Tyler, Lucas, and Easton. 

     Rest in peace our brother.