Sandra J. Diego-Cooper
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AGE: 65 • New Castle
Sandra J. Diego-Cooper, 65, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Sandy was a graduate of The High School of Commerce in Springfield, MA. She earned a Bachelor's degree from Lyndon State University in Vermont, and a Master's degree from the Graduate School at the University of Delaware. She taught special education in the Colonial School District for over 30 years, where she demonstrated a passion for educating all children. She retired to Chincoteague, VA, and enjoyed her final days with her numerous friends.
Sandy is survived by her children, Jason F. Cooper of New Castle, DE and Jennifer A. Cooper of Charlotte, NC; her grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law; and nephew.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 7 pm on Friday evening, May 9, 2014 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Sandy's name may be sent to The Kenny Family Foundation, 501 S. Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.
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Published in The News Journal on May 8, 2014
Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home
1000 North Dupont Highway New Castle, DE 19720