Stuart F. Cooper ’53

Stuart F. Cooper ’53 died June 5, 2014, in Morristown, N.J. He was born in Newark, N.J., on October 4, 1931, and graduated from Newark Academy. He was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity, and served to private first class in the Army during the Korean War. He joined the family business, Cooper Alloy Metals, at a young age, and eventually became president. He was very active with the Federation of Metro-West, was a founding member of Fairmount Country Club, and was a member of Mountain Ridge Country Club. He was also a past president of Temple Sinai and was very active at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun. He was the administrator of the Florence and Harry A. Cooper Foundation, a scholarship fund for students in need. He is survived by his wife, Jane Burke Cooper; children Michaele Silverberg, Stephanie Sussman and Sloane Cooper; stepchildren Ainsley and Robert Burke; six grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Doris “Doree” Cohen, whom he married on June 6,1953.


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