Terry F. Cool Jr., 29

FEB. 10, 1983-OCT. 5, 2012

October 09, 2012
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Terry Francis Cool Jr., 29, of 417 N. Church St. in Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

Born Thursday, Feb. 10, 1983, in State Line, Pa., he was the son of Lois D. (Dieterich) Herchenrother and stepson of Brian Herchenrother, both of Hagerstown, Md., and son of the late Terry F. Cool.

He graduated in 2001 from Greencastle-Antrim High School in Greencastle, Pa., and later earned an Associate of Arts from the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute.

He was employed by Rite of Passage, Silver Oak Academy, in Keymar, Md.

Terry was involved in Boy Scouts in his early years, which led to his love of camping, hiking and fishing. Terry especially had a passion for cooking, and spending time with Shaney and Tristan.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his son, Tristan Cool, of Mont Alto, Pa.; mother of his son, Shaney Cook, of Mont Alto; sister, Melissa C. (Cool) Reed of Greencastle; stepmother, Rhonda Cool of State Line, Pa.; stepsister, Danielle Schneider of Mercersburg, Pa.; stepbrother, James Footen II of Westminster, Md.; nephews, Gavin Reed, Aiden Reed and J.J. Reed; and niece, Brittany Reed.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Matthew F. Cool.

Services will be Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Edwin Higginbottom officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made for the benefit of Tristan, c/o Shaney Cook, 305 Constitution Ave., Mont Alto, PA 17237.

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