Donna Pratt Tooke, 73, of Utica, formerly of Chittenango, NY, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Utica.
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.