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Dolores Bernadette (Reid) Cool

April 18, 1934 — May 28, 2023


Dolores Bernadette Cool, 89, of Tiffin, died at 5:50 a.m. Sunday, May 28, 2023, at St. Francis Home. She was born April 18, 1934, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Horace G. and Catherine M. (Mummery) Reid. She married James J. Cool January 17, 1953, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He died February 14, 2011.

Survivors include six children, Michael J. (Rhonda) Cool of Fostoria, Mary C. (Gregory) Javor of Chicago, Illinois, Donald P. (Christie) Cool of Glendale, Arizona, Janet A. (Ken Corliss) Cool of Columbus, Ohio, Jacqueline C. (Frank) Brickner, of Tiffin, Charles L. (Judy) Cool of Sleepy Hollow, Illinois; 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Thomas J. Cool, and a daughter-in-law, Sharon Cool.

Dolores was a 1952 graduate of Catholic Central High School of Grand Rapids, Michigan. She had worked at Republic Lumber and also co-owned Pancoast Furniture, Republic, with her husband until they retired.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, and was an avid Bridge player and golfer. She was also the organist at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Republic, for many years and loved teaching catechism at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Wickenburg, Arizona, in her later years.

Visitation for family and friends will be 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, followed by the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rev. Anthony Coci will officiate. The rosary will be recited at the church 30 minutes prior to the Mass. Inurnment will take place in St. Anthony of Padua Church Columbarium in Wickenburg.  A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date in Wickenburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Catholic Schools, St. Joseph Catholic Church, or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

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Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory

214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

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St. Joseph Catholic Church

36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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