Joe Cook, Dec. 23, 1946 – Jun. 27, 2012

The Spark Plug Collectors of America is sad to announce that Joe Cook, longtime club director, contributor and friend, passed away on June 27, 2012.

Joe joined the Spark Plug Collectors Of America club in 1994. He became Co-Editor of the IGNITOR club magazine and later became a member of the Board of Directors. While Co-Editor of the IGNITOR magazine, Joe had won numerous achievement awards for the magazine. A “Golden Quill” award was presented to him every year from the prestigious Old Cars Weekly automotive journal. Joe, along with other club board members, was instrumental in decision making on rulings of the club. Joe would attend the Portland, IN and Hershey, PA annual tractor and car shows with his son, Peter. Joe also was a member of other interesting clubs, such as Gas Engine Collectors and Metal Detecting.

More information about Joe’s service can be found at VanderPlaat Vermeulen.

Anyone interested in making a donation towards the floral arrangement that the club will be sending to Joe’s funeral should contact our treasurer Rich Niezabitowski. Checks should be made out to the SPCOA, and please tell Rich that the donation is being made in Joe’s memory.

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