Maxine Cook
October 26, 2022

MAXINE COOK: On Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Beloved wife of Arthur Cook. Loving daughter of the late Edward Unikel and Edith Unikel, and adopted daughter of the late Freda Unikel. Sister of Alan Unikel, Henry Unikel, Harold Unikel, Marjorie Unikel, and Rosalyn Starcich. Sister-in-law of Arlene Alferd and Sheila Fine. Services and Interment Private. Contributions may be made to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Development, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 1B, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 or Canterbury Place Family Hospice, 310 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 or Somerset Humane Society, P.O. Box 182, 204 Whitetail Road, Somerset, PA 15501. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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Art, I'm so sorry to hear about Maxine. I certainly enjoyed the friendship that both of you have shared with me over the years. My sincere condolences.

By Craig Hauger - November 04, 2022

Mr. Cook, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Maxine. Please accept my condolences. Many prayers and peace to you and your family.

By Kristy Stephens - October 31, 2022

I am sorry to hear about Maxine's passing. Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies.

By Alyx Mazerov - October 31, 2022

We’re shocked and grieving with you, Arthur. Our dear cousin Maxine was smart, lovely, unique and special. So, so sorry.

By Jerry and Yolanda Pavloff - October 30, 2022

My deepest sympathy for your loss of such a wonderful person. Hoping the support of your loved ones and your treasured memories bring you comfort during this sad time.

By Lois Levine Fishman - October 29, 2022

You have our prayers and sympathy in your time of mourning. God’s blessings be with you

By Bonnie and Mike Azzara - October 29, 2022

So sorry to hear about Maxine. We were childhood friends and schoolmates, and I have fond memories of the time spent together.

By Karen Green Shughart - October 29, 2022

Art, the world has lost a truly lovely, kind, geniune woman. I will always cherish the memories where Judy and I would sit around the breakfast table on your farm, Maxine scrambling eggs, and preparing a gourmet feast as we enjoyed each other’s company and talk. Those were very dpecial moments for us. We will always love you both. With sincere empathy in your loss. Judy and Harry Anthony

By Harry Anthony - October 29, 2022

Our prayers are with you. Please accept our condolences, Art.

By Kirk and Michelle Swauger - October 28, 2022

We are so sad about the loss of Max. She was such a giving person and a wonderful friend. Arthur, please reach out to us if you need anything. Peace be with you.

By Elaine and Bruce Fischer - October 28, 2022

A life well lived. Yet, a tragedy for all of us. Please accept our condolences, Art. Barbara & Michael deMarco

By To Art Cook - October 28, 2022

Smart, fun, practical and spiritual, Maxine, you were always an amazing woman. The world was a better place because you were in it. You will be sorely missed.

By Christine Simmons - October 28, 2022

I am so sorry and heartbroken. We were childhood and teenage friends and neighbors. Rest In Peace, Max

By Shereen Rosenberg - October 27, 2022

I am so very sorry to learn of Maxine’s death. I have very fond memories of how she “included” me as one of her little sisters when we were growing up on Sheridan Avenue. May her memory be a blessing

By Joan Stein - October 27, 2022

Margie, So sorry for your loss, Heidi

By heidi Levine palmer - October 27, 2022