Florence Cooper Obituary

Florence  Cooper
Florence Cooper

June 14, 1925 - August 24, 2017
Born in Brooklyn, New York
Resided in Southport, NC



Florence Grozalsky Cooper

92, passed away August 24, 2017

Florence (Flo) Cooper was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived there for 52 years with her husband, Melvin. They moved to Whitehouse Station, New Jersey in 1998 and then in 2008 she moved to Southport, North Carolina with her daughter and son-in-law. Her career was with the NYC Board of Education in the Administration Department and retired after 30 years of Service.

Flo volunteered through the years with the Cerebral Palsy Organization and as a Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed dancing, fashion and design, going to the theater and watching Classic movies. Her favorite sport teams were the New York Mets and Giants.

She is predeceased by her husband Melvin, who passed away in 2000, a sister Beatrice Steiger, and brother-in-law, Charles Steiger.

Surviving are her two daughters, Doreen Gold and Barbara Behrens and their husbands, Andrew Gold and Robert Behrens. Four Grandchildren, Greg Gold and wife Jodi Gold, Paul Gold, Robert Behrens Jr. and wife Gabrielle Behrens and Bridget Harmon (Behrens) and husband Matt Harmon. Six great grandchildren Jamie and Jacklyn Gold, Zoe, Samantha, Robert Behrens III and Jacob Harmon.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am, Wednesday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave., Somerville. Interment will follow at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge.

Donations can be made to the American Institute For Cancer Research, 1759 R Street NW, PO Box 97167, Washington DC 20077-7824 and the ALS Association, Greater New York Chapter, 42 Broadway, Suite 1724, N.Y., N.Y. 10004. To send condolences to the family, visit www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com.



Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
10:00 AM
Beth Israel Memorial Park
Route 1 & Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, NJ US 07095
Wednesday, August 30, 2017


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