David W. Cooper, 80, of North Coventry Twp., husband of Dorothy A. (Stotz) Cooper, passed away Saturday, May 31, at Einstein Medical Center.
Born in Royton, Lancashire, England, David was the son of the late Shem and Gwendolyn (Wood) Cooper. While in England, David served in the British Army and was a member of a local Rugby team. In 1957, he moved to the United States (Middletown, Pa.) and he later served in the U.S. Air Force. He was employed by Wyeth Laboratories (Pfizer) for 30 years as a pharmaceutical salesman.
David loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed traveling and music, especially Jazz. He was a member of Cedarville United Methodist Church.
Surviving along with his wife are two daughters Susan Bolig, wife of David of N. Coventry Twp., and Carol Cooper of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and two grandchildren Gordon and Sam Bolig.
Including his parents, David was predeceased by two sisters and one brother.
His life will be celebrated at a funeral service Thursday, June 5, at 11 a.m. at Cedarville United Methodist Church, 1092 Laurelwood Rd., Pottstown, PA 19465, with the Rev. Sherry Lantz officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be held Friday, June 6 at Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, at 11 a.m. Pastor Britt Strohecker of New Beginnings Church, Middletown, will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in David’s memory to Cedarville United Methodist Church at the above address, or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.
Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown is in charge of arrangements.
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