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“I go back to 1946 when you first visited our home in Newark, OH. We kept in touch through the years remembering Dick's mom and dad, John & Mae...Read More »
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“Dear Rick and Diane, Your Mom and Dad were always favorite relatives of Uncle Gene and myself. We shared many fun times and memories with them about...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Ruth E. Cooper Wonnell - Waverly, OH

“Dear Diane, Rick & Families, I am deeply saddened to have learned of both your mother's and your father's passing today. I know how difficult and...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Paula Baker - Rocky River, OH

“Dear Diane, Rick & Families: I was so very sad and sorry to learn of both your mother's and father's passing today. I know how heartbreaking &...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Paula Baker - Rocky River, OH


Mrs. Jeanne Cooper, age 78, beloved wife of the late Richard Lee “Dick” Cooper, of Amelia Island Plantation, passed away on Monday morning, December 29, 2008 at Osprey Village on Amelia Island, Florida. Born in Lancaster, OH to the late Ernest and Eva Gatlin Brown, she has been a resident of Amelia Island since 1974. In 1946 she met her future husband, Dick Cooper, whom she married on April 29, 1950. After being married for 58 years, Mr. Cooper passed away on December 7th of this year. An unassuming lady, full of class and dignity, Mrs. Cooper was the epitome of “the woman beside the man”. She was the support and shoulder that her husband needed throughout his career that allowed him to accomplish many business and personal goals. The three week period following his death was the only time that they had been apart; now they are reunited. Her quick wit and great sense of humor earned her the name “The Queen” by her Angel Watch caregivers. A woman that loved unconditionally, she had the natural ability to make a friend, be a friend and make everyone feel special. Mrs. Cooper shared in her husband’s charitable and philanthropic endeavors as well as being very involved with “Shoes for Kids” and “Meals on Wheels”. She was an avid player of “Mah Jongg” and was a member of the Amelia Island Plantation Ladies Association.
She leaves behind their son, Rick Cooper and his wife Suzanne, Cleveland, OH, their daughter, Diane Cooper Miller and her husband Craig, Amelia Island Plantation, FL, her sister, Martha Leach and her husband Bob, Lancaster, OH/Palm Coast, FL, sister Judy Frazier of Lancster, OH, a brother in law, Gary Cooper and his wife Ruth, Columbus, OH, four grandchildren, Jessica Sloan and her husband, Bob, Pittsburgh, PA, Benjamin Cooper, Cleveland, OH, Shane Murton and his wife Nicole, Jacksonville, FL Zachary Cooper, Bloomington, IN, three great grandchildren, Madison Sloan, Robbie Sloan, Jackson Murton and many nieces and nephews. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Shoes for Kids, 4614 Prospect Ave., Suite 511, Cleveland, OH 44103. Mrs. Cooper will be laid to rest on Saturday, January 10, 2009 beside her husband in Lakewood Park Cemetery. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on January 10, 2009 at the
BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 CENTER RIDGE ROAD, FAIRVIEW PARK, OH

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