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Edwina M. Cooper

Born September 4, 1916

Edwina M. Cooper, age 100, of Middletown, DE and formerly of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on September 4, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Anna M. (Weppler) Goehler. A talented homemaker, Mrs. Cooper devoted her life to caring for her family. In her leisure time, she enjoyed travelling, cooking and baking.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Elwood F. Cooper and nephews, Donald Gallagher and Sonny Gallagher. Mrs. Cooper is survived by her son, Dennis L. Cooper (Patricia) of Bear, DE; sister, Irene Grosso (Jack) of Glenolden, PA; niece, Donna Pease (Russ) of Delaware County, PA; nephew, Kevin Grosso (Sharon) of Collingdale, PA; 1 grandson; and 4 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will follow at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels Delaware, c/o the Newark Senior Center, 200 White Chapel Dr., Newark, DE 19713.

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  • My Dear Dennis and Pat, I am sorry I can not be with you at this time. I loved your Mother and will always keep her and your Dad in my heart. Love to all Aunt Shirley