Cook - Robert Ernest of Paynesville. May 5th 1944 - July 26th 2019Son of Eva, Husband to Jan. Father of Andrew, Father-in-law to Loredana, Grandfather of Lily and Eva. Always there when needed and loved so much, will be missed and remembered always.Born to one of the 13 founding families of Sandringham yacht club. Sailing at the club for many years along with sister Pam, later wife Jan and son Andrew.Highly Awarded Competitor, administrator and contributing author to sailing safety regulations. Envisaged and enabled the women in sailing series, Sandringham yacht club boating academy and SYC foundation. Sailed by Anonyma reef marker as a child and will be laid to rest nearby.Do one thing for yourself, for him? If you are over 50 or have a family history of bowel cancer, get the home screening test or better yet see a colorectal surgeon for a consultation. It’s Australia’s second deadliest cancer, and early detection can save your life. And remember Rob, not with flowers but a donation made to bowel cancer Australia.www.bowelcanceraustralia.orgPrivate Cremation.