Donna Pratt Tooke, 73, of Utica, formerly of Chittenango, NY, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Utica.
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She was born July 30, 1945 in Syracuse, NY, a daughter of Wells M. and Hazel Parkhurst Pratt and was a graduate of local schools. She married USAF veteran Lawrence Allen Tooke in 1979 who predeceased her on November 23, 2011. Donna had worked at BlueCross/Blue Shield in Syracuse for several years. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who took great pride in her family. She also loved animals.
Surviving are her children, James Michael Brown of Syracuse; Katherine Brown of East Syracuse; and Julie Brown of Solvay; her twin sister, Gail Recor of East Syracuse; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Nicole Grower.
Graveside services will be private at the convenience of her family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, NY.