On February 7, 2006, MAURICE J. COOK beloved husband of the late Helen K. Cook, loving father of Mary Helen Nippard and her husband Roos E., and Jacquelen K. Arrage, cherished grandfather of Mary Ka, Karen, Caroline, Andrew, Alex, Arthur, Adrienne, A.J., Ann and ten great-grandchildren, dear brother of Marie Speer. Maurice had served proudly in the US Army during WWII, was a retiree of the B&O; RR, The Baltimore County Police Department, and CCBC, and was a member of the Men's Club of the Church of the Ascension and a member of the FOP. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME INC., 1328 Sulphur Spring Road, Arbutus on Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M where a Christian Wake Service will also be held on Thursday 7:30 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Friday 11:15 A. M at the Church of the Ascension, 4603 Poplar Avenue, Halethorpe, MD, 21227. Interment to immediately follow services in the Loudon Park Cemetery. At the family's request donations may be directed to the church.