Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Leona E. Cook of Tunkhannock, died Jan. 1, 2021, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Donald L. Cook.

Born in Noxen on August 10, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester (Jack) and Nina Blizzard Traver, she has gone to be next to her loving husband Donald and son Leland James Cook.

She worked at the Prince Hotel from 1965 to 1992 and established many friendships from there. When her eyes were better she loved to read and always felt like she was part of the story.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Lou Sutton and husband Bryce; son, Donnie Cook and wife Tina; siblings: Harry Traver and wife Dawn, Jack Traver and wife Linda, Jane Scott and husband Gene, Steve Traver and wife Dianne; grandchildren, Tommy and Randy Severcool, Justin Cook, Leanne Landsiedel and husband Eric, Donnie Cook and companion Julie; great granddaughter, Lily; step-grandchildren: Denise DeGraw, Chris Sutton, Bonny Sutton, and Eddie Sutton.

In additon to her husband she was preceeded in death by her son, Leland James Cook; baby sister, Nina Traver; sisters: Ada Sheffler, Gypsey Hanadel; brothers: Hiram Traver, Nettie Ladner; step grandson Johnny Gammons.

Family and friends are invited to attend Leona's funeral service which will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 1 p.m. at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Rick Womer of the Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church presiding. Interment will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from noon until the time of service.

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