Gene N. Cooper passed away at home on June 21, 2020. He grew up in Pennsylvania, worked in his father’s dairy business, and joined the United States Coast Guard as a young man. He left the USCG as an officer and a highly skilled aviator, with experience in many types of aircraft, and many missions completed. He then began his career with a major airline, from which he retired as a captain in 1992.
Gene was predeceased by his wife Janice, to whom he was married for over 62 years. He is survived by two sons, three grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and three siblings.
Arrangements and cremation will be private. His final resting place, following military commitment, is to be at the General William Doyle Military Cemetery in Wrightstown, New Jersey.
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