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Ruby Roberta Cooper

May 19, 1934 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

Ruby Roberta Cooper, age 88, known as Bert, to those who loved her, entered into eternal rest on May 28, 2022 at her home in Middletown, CT.  Bert was born May 19, 1934, in Florence, South Carolina.  She was the daughter of the late David O. Cooper, Sr. and Estelle (Johnson) Cooper. 

Bert lived in Middletown all of her life and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. She attended the Yale School of Nursing.  A lifelong care giver, Bert was beloved by family, neighbors and friends.  She was a member of Cross Street A. M.E. Zion Church.

Throughout her life she worked at the Connecticut Veterans Home and Hospital in Rocky Hill, CT, as a pediatric nurse at Middlesex Hospital, a supervisor for Planned Parenthood and Connecticut Valley Hospital, and a Nurse at Middlesex Health Care.  

She was devoted to her family.  Ruby is survived by two brothers, David O. Cooper, Jr (Mary Lou) of Middletown and Arthur L. Cooper (Linda), Tucson, Arizona, many nieces and nephews and family & friends as well as her faithful caregiver, Comfort Tulasco.  She was predeceased by a brother, Herman Cooper and a sister Carolyn Cooper Hatcher.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11:00 am at Cross St. A. M. E. Zion Church.  Wake will be held from 10:00am to 11:00am at the church.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family.   In lieu of flowers, donations in Bert’s memory may be made to Cross Street A. M.E. Zion Church, 440 West Street, Middletown, CT 06457.  To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 4, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cross Street AME Zion Church
440 West Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Memorial Service
Saturday
June 4, 2022

11:00 AM
Cross Street AME Zion Church
440 West Street
Middletown, CT 06457

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