Obituary of Mary Cooper
Cooper, Mary Ellen (nee Knight) -
A resident of Chatham, Mary Ellen Cooper passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Chatham-Kent Hospice in her 88th year.
Born in Chatham on September 4, 1930, Mary Ellen was the daughter of the late Albert & Bella (nee Goudreau) Knight.
Wife of the late Donald Ernest Cooper (2006).
Remembered always by her son, Brian (Sandy Young) of Calgary. Predeceased by her sons, Paul, Mark & Scott.
Grandmother of Amy, Dan, & Lauren Cooper.
Predeceased by her siblings, Robert and Francis Knight.
Missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mary Ellen worked with Fund With Friends for many years, was a volunteer for the Women's Shelter, an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 642, and the Merlin Friendship Club. She was a longtime member of the Port Glasgow Trailer Park for over 30 years and will be very missed by her many longtime friends. Mary Ellen enjoyed playing Bingo, traveling & painting.
Friends to be received on Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham. A Funeral Service will take place on Monday at 11:00 am at the Funeral Home. Burial to follow in Maple Leaf Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation or to the Chatham-Kent Women's Shelter.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street
519 351 2040