John James Cooper was born in Berlin, NH on December 21, 1921, the youngest of three children. He is preceded in death by his parents Martha Devlin Cooper and Phillip Cooper; sister Virginia; brother Roger; and wife Doris Landry Cooper. All from Berlin, NH; wife Doris Martin Cooper of New Smyrna Beach. During the great depression he served in the 1146th Civilian Conservation Company clearing land for roadbuilding in Atlanta in 1939. He served during World War II in the Pacific Theater with the U.S. Army in Battery A 743rd Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion from March 1942 to January 1946. John worked as a millwright for the Brown Company paper mill in Berlin, NH from April 1941, untill he was drafted into the Army. He returned to Brown Company after his discharge and worked there untill July 1967, when he moved to New Smyrna Beach where he worked as a carpenter. He is survived by his daughter Maureen Cooper Marcotte; his grandson Louis (Jessica) Muni; his niece Deborah Landry. A Life Celebration in his honor will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 5:00pm at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Chapel, 1 North Causeway, New Smyrna Beach.
A Life Celebration in his honor will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 5:00pm at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Chapel, 1 North Causeway, New Smyrna Beach.