MICHAEL A. COOPER, 65, of Bald Mountain Road, Bear Creek Township, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Born in Edwardsville, son of the late Michael and Michalini Ruseskas Cooper, Michael was a U.S. Army veteran from the Vietnam era. Surviving are his best friend, Sandra King, Bear Creek Township; daughter, Casina Cooper and companion, Vince Albertelli, Pittston; son, Michael S. Cooper, Plains Township; grandchildren, Gabriel, Joshua, Isaiah and Benjamin; and sisters, Linda Hammond, Beatrice Marko and Patricia Zimmerman.
Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family from Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township. Interment will be in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 14, 2013