It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cedric Roy Cooke age 92 of Amherst announce his unexpected passing on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst, NS. Born in Mount View, NB, he was the son of the late Ernest and Stella (Delong) Cooke. Cedric was employed with Robbs Engineering for many years and always loved to work in construction. He was a member of the Amherst Fire Department and also a Special Constable with the Amherst Police Department. He will be sadly missed by his son Gerard (Bev); daughter in-law Jackie; grandchildren, Timothy (Mylene), Thomas (Erin), Tyler (Petra) and Ryan (Vickie); great granddaughter Rylea Bea; great grandson Emmett as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Cedric is predeceased by his wife Geraldine (MacDonald) Cooke; son Aaron; brothers Frank, Leon, Arnold and Harry; sisters Doris, Edith, Mae and Daisy. A private graveside service will be held in the spring in the Saint Charles-Nativity Roman Catholic Cemetery. There will be no visitation or funeral by request. Memorial donations in Cedric’s memory may be to the charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, Amherst, NS (902-667-9906) Online condolences and sharing of memory may be made to the family via www.campbellsamherst.ca or by visiting Campbell’s Facebook page.