Rollin C. Cowperthwaite
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AGE: 83 • Cherry Hill
On Feb.11, 2013, (Coppy), age 83 years, beloved husband of 57years to Constance (nee Peterson) of Cherry Hill,formerly of Haddon Heights. Devoted father of Douglas R. Cowperthwaite ( Mary Elizabeth) of Cherry Hill, and Deborah C. Adams ( Richard P. ) of Wilmington, DE. Also survived by six grandchildren: Alexander Nevin Cowperthwaite, Ian Bennetter Cowperthwaite, Christine Adams Carroll, Daniel Richard Adams, LCpl Sean Francis Adams.
Mr. Cowperthwaite served as a staff sergeant in the US Air Force, and worked in the Berlin Air Lift in a communication and navigation station. He received his BS degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University, Phila.,PA. He worked as an electrical engineer for Raytheon Corporation. He was a Ham Radio Operator ( KZBQW ) currently, and formerly ( DL4XT ). He worked on the Apollo Space Program developing Back Pack Radio Communications for the astronauts. He volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America, and Interfaith Caregivers of Haddonfield. He was a member of the American Legion Post 38, Haddonfield, and American Radio Relay League.
Visitation will be held Thursday Feb.14th, from 10-11:00 AM at the DuBois Funeral Home, 700 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ 08106. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment private at the convenience of the family. Family requests that in lieu of flowers contributions, in his name, may be made to Interfaith Caregivers, 242 KingsHighway E. Haddonfield, NJ 08033, or to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Marlton, NJ 08053. Condolences may be posted to www.duboisfuneralhome.net.
Published in Courier-Post from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2013