Theresa L. Cook, 103, a lifelong resident of Thomas, passed away peacefully Aug. 19, 2013, at Cortland Acres. She was born Oct. 17, 1909, in Thomas, a daughter of the late Joseph Depollo and Natalina B. DiStefanis Depollo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter J. Cook, in 1991; three brothers, Arnold, Joe and Tom Depollo; and four sisters, Anna, Kathleen, Louise and Phillipine. She is survived by one son, John J. Cook, of Thomas.
Miss Cook was the second-oldest and last-surviving member of her immediate family. She enjoyed reading and crafts. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, a former member of St. Thomas Rosary Altar Society and a former chair member.
Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home, today, Aug. 21, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with the Rev. Timothy Grassi as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.hinklefuneralhome.com