Lucille "Sis" V. (McCahren) Cooper

Born: Thu., Dec. 9, 1926
Died: Thu., Dec. 10, 2015

GFH door open, but no family present

3:30 PM to 3:30 PM, Fri., Dec. 18, 2015
Location: GFH door will be open but no family will be present


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 18, 2015
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Dec. 19, 2015
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.


Sat., Dec. 19, 2015
Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery

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     Lucille V. "Sis" (McCahren) Cooper, 89, of Port Royal, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

     Born Dec. 9, 1926, in Spruce Hill Township, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" and Katherine (Towsey) McCahren. Her husband, Edwin C. "Ned" Cooper, whom she married Nov. 20, 1944, died on April 1, 2000.

     She is survived by four children, Francis L. Cooper and wife, Jane, of Winter Haven, Fla., Gary E. Cooper of Sedro-Woolley, Wash., Patti S. Cooper of Mechanicsburg, and Jo Anne Cooper of Tiffin, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, Virginia Cooper, Clifford Cooper, Lora Jeter, Anita Wagner, Chad Cooper, Staci Kirschner, Paul Cox, Bryan Cooper, Matthew Cooper, Joseph Cooper, Melanie Gifford, and Rachael Cooper; 24 great-grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Marilyn Jane Cooper in 1957 and two brothers, William McCahren and Richard McCahren.

     She graduated from Juniata Joint High School in 1944 and worked as a clerk, retiring from Letterkenny Army Depot.

     She was a member of the NARF Club and Spruce Hill Grange.

     She enjoyed quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, her pets, and attending craft shows. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and her husband, when he was alive.

     Her funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Rev. Frank Swartz officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Nook.

     There will be a viewing on Friday, Dec. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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K.J. Cleveland
   Posted Mon December 14, 2015
Gary, we would like to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of mother. Our hearts and prayers are with you.
Bev and Grover

Christie Hoffman
   Posted Wed December 16, 2015
Jo Anne
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family. Prayers to you all.

Carolyn Godsey
   Posted Fri December 18, 2015
Jo Anne,
So sorry for the loss of your mother. Your mother was such a sweet lady. My heart and prayers are with you and your family. Carolyn

Sharon Durff
   Posted Sat December 19, 2015
Lucille "Lucy" as we called her in DESCOM was a treasure - she was a friend and co-worker who always had a smile on her face and a kind word for everyone. I loved her laugh and when someone played a joke on her, she would go along with it and just laugh. She was often kidded about taking stray cats in. My thoughts and prayers are with her family as she will be surely missed.

Laynie Whitlock
   Posted Mon December 21, 2015
Jo Anne and family: My sincere sympathy for your loss. Your mom was such a sweet person - God just needed another angel. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.