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George "Cookie" F. Wilker Jr.
September 21, 1939 ~ September 24, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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George F. “Cookie” Wilker Jr., age 84, of Slippery Rock passed away Sunday September 24, 2023 at his home.
Born on September 21, 1939 in Pittsburgh he was the son of the late George F. Wilker Sr. and late Rosa E. Morford Wilker.
Cookie was a member of the Moose in Butler. He retired from Slippery Rock University as a Painter after a career of over 30 years and was a lifelong farmer in Brady Township.
George is survived by his cousin, Mary Kennedy, who was his caregiver and who was like a sister; one sister: Mary Ann Cook of Pittsburgh; nieces and nephew: Eric, Colleen, and Holly; great nieces and nephew: Makayla, Scarlett, and Colton; and several cousins.
George’s family would like to acknowledge Mrs. Sarah Claypool for the care she provided for George for almost two years in his home.
He was preceded in death by one brother.
Family and Friends will be received for Visitation from 4:00-7:00 pm Thursday September 28, 2023 at the William F Young Funeral Home 132 Main Street West Sunbury. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 7:00pm at the funeral home where stories of Cookie can be shared.
Private Burial will be held in Plum Creek Cemetery, Pittsburgh.