George Cooper, of Norwalk, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on July 30th, 2016, at the age of 89.
He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY, the son of the late Charles and Naomi Cooper, brother to the late Berta Schoen. George was a WWII Army Veteran, 9th Infantry, member of Congregation Beth El, Business owner of Charles Stores in South Norwalk, member of MENSA, Post and State Commander of the Jewish War Veterans.
George is survived by his children, Russell Cooper and his wife Randi, Julie Meckley and her husband Stephen, eight grandchildren, Roger, Stephanie, Amanda, Samantha, Joshua, Aaron, Zachary, Adam, two Nieces & one Nephew.
He was an amazing man who always wanted to help others, whether working at the South Norwalk soup kitchen, delivering bagels to the senior center or driving his grandchildren around, he loved feeling needed.
Services will be held on Tuesday, August 2nd, at 11:30 am at the Congregation Beth El, 109 East Avenue, Norwalk. Interment will follow at the Beth El Memorial Park, Richards Avenue, Norwalk.
Memorial contributions may be made to any VA hospital or organization.