Susan K. (McCullough) Cook
75, of Frostburg, MD, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Egle Nursing Home in Lonaconing, MD.
Susan was born on July 10, 1945, in Washington, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Price Reed and Blanch Irene (Dawson) McCullough of Claysville, PA.
She graduated from McGuffey High School Class of 1963, Muskingum University New Concord Ohio Class of 1967, and received her Master’s Degree as a Guidance Counselor from Frostburg State University. She taught Home Economics at Valley High School and Fort Hill High School. She then was a Guidance Counselor at Fort Hill High School and Cash Valley Elementary School where she retired in 2010.
Susan is survived by her husband, Dr. A. Douglas Cook. They were married on June 20, 1992. Also surviving are her son, Judson W. Lowe of Tucson, AZ; her daughter, Katherine S. Kennell of Morgantown, WV; her step-daughter, Laura Cook Diller and husband Dr. James W. Diller of Middletown, CT. Her grandchildren include Alicia D. Curry and husband, Nathan of LaVale, MD, Jacob A. Kennell and Dawson A. Kennell, Morgantown, WV and great grandson, James Wyatt Curry of LaVale, MD. She is also survived by her brother, Ray A. McCullough and wife Patricia of Washington, PA and by two nephews, Stephen McCullough and Scott McCullough and wife Megan and their son, James.
Susan was a member of the Frostburg United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir for over 40 years. She will be remembered for her beautiful soprano voice. She served on many committees and enjoyed spending time with her church family. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren and great grandson. For many years Susan enjoyed entertaining friends and family at the Cook’s place at Deep Creek Lake.
She enjoyed traveling to many countries and most of the United States with family and friends. She especially loved the Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Teton Mountains. Trips to Illinois to visit the cousin’s farm and lake was another favorite destination.
The Cook’s especially like to thank their wonderful neighbors and friends for their concerns and special acts of kindness they showed during Susan’s illness. We appreciate everything you did for us. Thank you to the staff of The Egle House, UPMC Western Maryland and The Egle Nursing Home for the excellent care they gave Susan. Special thanks to Joyce, Michelle, and Connie for the compassionate care and kindness they provided at her home for many months.
There will be no visitation. The funeral service for the family will be private. Rev. Dr. Kyle Durbin of the Frostburg United Methodist Church will conduct the services. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The funeral will not be live streamed.
Expression of sympathy may be directed to the Frostburg United Methodist Church, PO Box 420, Frostburg, MD 21532 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.