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Margaret Elizabeth Cooper

January 25, 1918 July 18, 2016
Margaret  Elizabeth Cooper
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Obituary for Margaret Elizabeth Cooper

Margaret Cooper, 98, of Waterdown, died peacefully on Monday July 18, 2016 supported by her family, the centre of her life, at St. Peter’s Hospice in Hamilton Ontario. Margaret Elizabeth Douglas was born on January 25, 1918 in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Jack and Vera Douglas, her siblings Katherine, Evelyn, and Sholto Douglas, and her husband Craig Cooper. She is survived by her children Ian (Catherine) Cooper, Jane (Dick) Toews, Peter Cooper, and stepdaughter Elizabeth Salton, and by much-loved grandchildren and great-grandchildren across Canada and overseas. Her nieces and nephews and their families in the UK and elsewhere have maintained a loving connection with her over the years. A Veteran of WWII, Margaret joined the WRNS and was honoured to serve at Bletchley Park from 1941 - 1945. As family, we treasure the many memories of her life; a life well and fully lived, with loving support offered to the end.

A Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. All are welcome to join family and friends in a Celebration of Margaret's Life at GRACE ANGLICAN CHURCH, 157 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Saturday August 6, 2016 at 2 p.m., with a reception to follow in the church hall.

If you wish, donations to Doctors without Borders (MSF) or David Suzuki Foundation in her memory would be welcome. The family wishes to thank Dr. Donaldson, the staff at St. Peter's Hospice, the VON, Seniors for Seniors and the Hamilton CCAC for their kind efforts to assist Margaret in her last months.

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7:00 PM 8/5/2016 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 8/5/2016 9:00:00 PM
Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig Funeral Home

146 Mill Street North
Waterdown, ON L0R 2H0

Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig Funeral Home
146 Mill Street North Waterdown L0R 2H0 ON

Memorial Service




2:00 PM 8/6/2016 2:00:00 PM
Grace Anglican Church

157 Mill Street North
P.O. Box 727
Waterdown, Ontario L0R 2H0

Grace Anglican Church
157 Mill Street North Waterdown L0R 2H0 Ontario

Memorial Contribution

David Suzuki Foundation

Doctors Without Borders


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