April 28, 1936 - October 24, 2021
Ruth Sawyer Cook, 85 of Port Orange, FL, passed away on October 24, 2021 at the Benton House of Port Orange. Ruth was born on April 28, 1936 in Albany, Georgia to the late Charles “Ernest” and Sally (Dozier) Sawyer. Ruth married Kenneth Cook and together they had four children. She was a proud Military wife and together they moved to Maryland in 1965 She was longtime resident of College Park. Ruth worked as a comptroller for Pittcon Industries form 1976-1986. She went on to work as a comptroller at John C. Dorsey Plumbing and Heating from 1986 until she retired in 1999. She enjoyed traveling with her long-time companion, Jerry Hill. She loved to cruise, play slots, and card games with close friends that she considered family. Ruth is preceded in death by her; husband, Kenneth Cook, 18-year-old son, Charles “Bubba” Cook, long-time companion, Jerry Hill, her brother, James Sawyer, and sister in-law, Shirley Sawyer. Ruth is survived by her; son, Kenneth Michael Cook and his wife Debbie cook, daughters; Rebecca Cook McClellan and her husband Tom McClellan, and Kathleen “Missey” Cook O’Brien and her husband Dan O’Brien, grandchildren; Shawn Marie O’Brien, Tim Cook, Sara Jones and David McClellan, Brian McClellan and great-grandchildren; Aeriell Cook, Tim Cook, Hannah McClellan, Cody McClellan, Kaitlin McClellan and Ashley McClellan and great-great grandchild Josiah “Joey” Cook. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Bryantown Catholic Church, 13715 Notre Dame Place, Bryantown, MD 20617. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, 8000 Woodyard Road, Clinton, MD 20735.
Ruth Sawyer Cook, 85 of Port Orange, FL, passed away on October 24, 2021 at the Benton House of Port Orange. Ruth was born on April 28, 1936 in Albany, Georgia to the late Charles “Ernest” and Sally (Dozier) Sawyer. Ruth married... View Obituary & Service Information
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