Peter Cooper, 61, of Dingmans Ferry, died Wednesday afternoon at Hospice of the Sacred Heart. His wife is the former Katherine (enter maiden name). The couple was married for 31 years.
Peter served his country during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army. The military also provided him his education and earned his GED.
Family was always first with Peter. He was known for his great sense of humor and comedic wit.
Also surviving are two sons, Peter Jr. and wife Nicole, Wayne, N.J and Robert and wife Marie, Ringwood, N.J.; a daughter, Cynthia Cooper, Dingmans Ferry, PA; six grandchildren, Karen, Amelia, Ben, Levi, Robbie, and Cole; a sister Donna Van Winkle and husband Russell, Wayne, N.J.
Peter was preceded in death by a sister Reenee Cooper.
The funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, Jessup.