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Gladys K. Cooper

Gladys Cooper (nee Kellner) of Dumont passed away on March 3, 2014. She was predeceased by her daughter Cheryl Susan in 1959, her husband Howard in 1992, her sister Evelyn Leopold in 1994 and nephew Alan Leopold in 2013. She is survived by her niece Doreen Leopold and nephews Brian and Lawrence (Susan) Leopold. Eight great nieces and nephews and seven great-great nieces and nephews. Gladys graduated from Children's Hospital School of Nursing in 1939 and was a school nurse in Bergenfield and Tenafly Middle School. She was a member and former Deacon and Elder of Clinton Avenue Reformed Church, Bergenfield and a member of the Eastern Star over 70 years. She had volunteered at Englewood Hospital for many years on Patient Recreation cars. Visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield on Thursday from 10:30-11:30 AM with a funeral service at 11:30 AM. Interment at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clinton Avenue Reformed Church, 58 James St., Bergenfield, NJ 07621 or your favorite charity.

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

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Thursday, March 6, 2014
George Washington Memorial Park

234 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652

at 12:45 AM

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

from 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

at 11:30 AM

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Gladys was like a grandmother to me. Life will never be the same without her. It will be difficult to conduct her service. I'm not quite ready to say goodbye to her.

Rev. Mark William Ennis Mar 6 2014 12:00 AM

The family Matriach! Aunt Gladys was a true inspiration to us all. I am honored to have known her and for her to have been part of my life. God Speed. We will miss you!

Aimee Leopold Mar 5 2014 12:00 AM

You were an amazing woman Aunt Gladys. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have had you in my life for so long. I will miss you dearly. Give Uncle Howard and Aunt Cheryl a hug for me.

Gary Leopold Mar 5 2014 12:00 AM

Thank you Aunt Gladys for teaching me so much throughout my lifetime. You were a woman with grace, dignity and strength. You will be missed. xoxo

Lisa Grath Mar 4 2014 12:00 AM

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