She received her diploma from Wyalusing Valley High School. In 1960, she married Guy Cook who was the love of her life for over 52 years. She was active in Rocky Mountain Christian Church as a Stephen’s Minister, MOPS mentor and part of the Healing Prayer team. Donna studied and taught early preschool education courses. She had a deep interest in early childhood brain development. She has a special bond with children, always looking for ways to love and encourage them. She had a special gift of hospitality, always considering the needs of others.
Survivors include her husband, Guy, Sr.; three children, Guy Cook, Jr. and wife, Nana, their sons, Ty and Josh of Cheyenne, WY; Heidi Cook of Longmont, CO; Yvette and husband, Michael Terrifay and their son, Matthew of Longmont, CO; sister, Jacqueline Wilson of Herrickville; motherin law, May Cook of Towanda; brotherin law, Paul Cook and Agnes of Rome; sister-in-law, Sherry and husband, John Kipp of Rome; numerous nieces and nephews.
Donna was predeceased by her parents and brother, Richard Jennings.
Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 at Rocky Mountain Church with Chris Crisfield officiating.
Contributions may be sent to: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Center, Autism Society of Boulder, Colorado or MOPS International.