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Dorothy M. Coopey

Dorothy M. Coopey Obituary
Dorothy M. Coopey, 90, of Birch Street, Nanticoke, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018, at home.

Born June 24, 1927, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Montieth and Margaret (Schneiderlin) Cross. She had resided in Nanticoke for many years and later Mesa, Ariz., then Pembroke Pines, Fla., returning to reside with her daughter, Doreese, in May 2016.

She was an avid Bridge player and member of Wyoming Valley Bridge Club, Unit 120. Dorothy played at the Irem Temple in Dallas, Jewish Community Center, Wilkes-Barre, and Florida, as well as online. She also traveled to Bridge tournaments throughout the country.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Reese Lewis; and second husband, Louis H. Coopey, as well as her brother, Monty Cross.

Surviving are her daughters, Cheryl Trevethan (William La Taille, husband), Columbus, Ohio; Megan Tennesen (Richard), Sheatown; and Doreese Torrey (Vernon); seven grandchildren, Arthur Reese Trevethan, Texas; Elizabeth Ann Keener, Ohio; Richelle Madeline Nowak, Florida; Megan Dorel Zaremba, Nanticoke; Richard Reese Tennesen, Douglasville; Lee Evan Aument II, Canada; and Kevin Loyd Aument, Larksville; 12 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Jean Crosse, Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Honoring Mrs. Coopey's wishes, her body was donated to Humanity Gifts Registry for anatomical study and research. There will be no public services or calling hours.

Arrangements are in the care of Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 25, 2018
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