Knitting 01

Dorothy J. Cook

November 27, 1978 ~ September 19, 2023 (age 44) 44 Years Old

Dorothy Cook Obituary

  Dorothy J. Cook, 44, of Cornell passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

  Private family services will be held.  Cremation rights will be accorded. 

  The Solon-Telford Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

  Born November 27, 1978 in Wurzburg, Germany she was the daughter of Roger Cook and Carol (Erschen) Gurgone.

  She is survived by a daughter, McKenna (Nick) Olson of Flanagan; a son, Nolan Deats of Cornell; a grandchild on the way; her mother, Carol Gurgone of Cornell; her father, Roger Cook of Fairfield; a sister, Sammi Jo (Joey) Ruffolo of Hampshire; brothers, Roger Cook Jr., of Cornell and Matthew Gurgone of Flanagan; nephews, Vincenzo Ruffolo and Charlie Cook; a niece, June Cook; aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

  She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents.

  She was raised in the Streator area and graduated from Woodland High School in the class of 1996.

  She formerly worked for Dwight Correctional Center and was currently working for Pontiac Correctional Center.

  Dorothy was a loving mother and enjoyed crafting.  She will be dearly missed by her loving family.

  Memorials may be directed to the family.

  Online condolences may be left for the family at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dorothy J. Cook, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Dorothy J. Cook?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Dorothy's memory.


Private Service


© 2023 Solon-Telford Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility