Terry Cool

Obituary of Terry L. Cool

Terry L. Cool, 76 of Leroy Twp., passed away December 16, 2022 at Louis Stokes V.A. Medical Center in Cleveland.  He was born November 23, 1946 in Painesville, Ohio to the late Homer P. and Genevieve Brown Cool.  He was a lifelong area resident.

 

Terry enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and  his Cabin in Tidioute, Pennsylvania, where he was was known as Capt. Cool of the Tidioute Rangers. His hobbies included NASCAR and was known as Uncle Terry and Poppo to everyone at The Painesville Speedway. Terry was a 15 year past Post Commander of Leroy Thompson V.F.W. Post 7939.  His greatest joy came from his family.  He enjoyed family get togethers and spending time with his grandchildren. He retired from Lake Hospital Systems as Head of Plant Operations after 40 years.

 

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Patricia (Capretta) Cool whom he married on November 25, 1967 at St. Bede's Venerable Church in Mentor; daughters Monica Lynn Cool and Tina Marie (Steve) Witt, grandchildren Kelly Winston Horst and Lauren Taylor Horst, Tucker James Witt and Emma Rae Witt.  He also leaves his sister Tammy Williams and nephews Jeff, Todd and Craig Marvin and RIck Jr., Michael and Nicholas Capretta as well as many great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sister Lorraine J. Marvin and his stepdad Joe LaCare. 

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Avenue, Painesville,  Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial with Military Honors will follow at Williams Cemetery, Leroy.

 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Leroy Thompson V.F.W. Post 7939, 12827 Painesville Warren Rd., Painesville, Ohio 44077 for the building of handicap accessibility. 

 

On-line condolences, directions and video tribute available at www.johnsonfuneralservices.net

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Wednesday
21
December

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Johnson Funeral Home
368 Mentor Avenue
Painesville, Ohio, United States
440-357-7544
Wednesday
21
December

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Johnson Funeral Home
368 Mentor Avenue
Painesville, Ohio, United States
440-357-7544
Thursday
22
December

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, December 22, 2022
Johnson Funeral Home
368 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, Ohio, United States

Interment

Williams Cemetery
Vrooman Rd
Leroy, Ohio, United States