William C. Cooper
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AGE: 58 • Newark
William C. (Bill) Cooper, age 58, passed away on November 25, 2013 at his residence in Newark, DE. Bill had been on disability from an injury sustained while working for the Chrysler Corporation. Besides working for Chrysler, Bill had worked for City Systems and also had been an independent general contractor.
Bill was an avid sports fan. In particular, he loved watching the Phillies and the Eagles. He enjoyed fishing, watching movies, and following the news on MSNBC.
He was predeceased by his parents, William and Eleanor Cooper. Bill is survived by his three sisters, Eleanor Waraksa of New Castle, Barbara Beatson of Bear and Sharon (Thomas) Tritelli of Bear; his nieces, Kimberly (Mark) Helms, Christine (Justin) Best and Melissa Beatson; his great-nieces and nephew, Kaitlin, Gabrielle, Grace, Justine and Christian; his former wife, Gerry Cooper; Bill Warren, his very good and faithful friend; and his beloved Jack Russell Terrier, "Diamond."
A Memorial Service will be celebrated on Saturday, December 7th at 11:00 am at Gebhart Funeral Home, 531 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE, where family and friends may visit from 10:00 to 11:00am. Burial will be held privately. In memory of Bill, contributions can be made to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, P.O. Box 352, Wilmington, DE 19899.
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Gebhart Funeral Homes - New Castle
531 Delaware St
New Castle, DE 19720
Published in The News Journal from Nov. 30 to Dec. 5, 2013