Jacqueline F. Cook

April 6, 1937 - March 27, 2021

Jacqueline F. Cook, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on April 6, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Chester Francis Moore and Mary (Jones) Faragher. Jacqueline was a dedicated homemaker in her early years while raising 9 children. She worked for Bosco’s from 1979 until 2002, and was an executive assistant for Hugh Black Enterprise for over 40 years. Jacqueline had a passion for playing pool, a craft she developed for more than 30 years that earned her placement in many pool tournaments. She enjoyed dining out and caring for her dogs, Cinnamon and Harley. Most of all, Jacqueline cherished spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Jacqueline was preceded in death by her husband, James Francis Cook, Jr.; children, Sherry Cook and James Cook III; brother, John Moore; and sisters-in-law, Helen Moore and Eleanor Cornelious. She is survived by her children, Karen Rynkowski (Henry), Terry Costanzo (Louis), John Cook, Randie Cook, Renee Cook, Ronald Cook and Michael Cook; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Welch (Clinton); 16 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 2 nieces; and 8 nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Monday, April 5, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Service and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jacqueline’s memory to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Second Floor, Newark, DE 19711.


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13 Condolences for Jacqueline F. Cook

  • My deepest sympathy. I am going to miss visiting with your mom when I’m out walking Molly. She made you feel like family.

  • Terry, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom..Thinking of you and your family..❤❤❤

  • I was so lucky to have known such a great strong independent woman. You taught me so much about the game of pool . Thanks to Jackie I got to play on a winning team . I got to learn from the best . RIP you will me dearly missed by so many ❤️🙏

  • I’ll never forget grandmom, she was once just like my grandmother and treated me just like her own. She’s an amazing woman who had a great life with many memories that the family will always have in their hearts. Sending the family my deepest wishes and prayers. I’m always here for you all.

  • So sorry for this terrible loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Nancy

  • Melissa sends her love to her Grandmom in heaven

  • God Bless You All! My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. I loved hearing stories about her and now I see how much of LouAnne was like her grandmother in images and traits. Just remember all of you special memories and keep them close to you heart. She continues to watch over you all as your angel.

  • Rest easily and peacefully, Grandma Jackie. Thank you for opening your heart to me and my family. We are loved by so many and will always be remembered. We love you.

  • Jackie was always so pleasant and when she was playing pool, I always gave her a hug because I respected her as a person. She will be missed by many people. God Bless you Jackie, the pool league lost a great competitor. I only wish I knew you longer.

  • Condolences to Jackie’s family.
    She was one in a million and she
    will be sadly missed.I loved being
    around her and I will miss her smile.
    She was a friend to everybody and she
    never gave up.(((hugs)))

  • Fly high, you will be forever missed until we all meet again. Xo

  • Terry and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very, very difficult time in your lives. Please know if there is anything you or your family need or I can do for you I’ll be there for you. Thinking of you and your family with our deepest heartfelt sympathy. Love, Lori & Geoffrey Jr.

  • You will be missed Grandma