Frederick George Pook

96 years. Passed away peacefully on Saturday November 11, 2017. Predeceased by his wife Ruby (2013). Loving father of Bill and Deb Pook, Harrow. Loving grandpa of Christopher (Kristyn) Pook, Ashley Pook and friend Will McKend and great granddaughter Ezri. Predeceased by his brother Jack Pook (1982), sisters Betty (Chuck) Piros (1958) and Audrey (Elmer) Robinson (2003). Also remembered by several nieces and nephews. Fred became a Pioneer Seed dealer in 1955 and a John Deere Dealer in 1958, thus establishing Fred G. Pook Limited. He was a member of the IOOF 309 Harrow for over 60 years. Fred was a participant in the Harrow Fair Parade for 59 consecutive years. He was inducted into the Essex County Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2015. Fred will always be remembered for his love of farming for 80 years. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Fred's life will be held on Wednesday November 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Elder Darwin E. Wismer officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Harrow Rotary Charitable Account or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to