Arthur Berton Cooper: 1928 — 2006
Arthur Berton Cooper, Northport, N.S., March 15, 1928 – Jan 29, 2006. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a loving husband, father and grandfather in Victoria, B.C.
He was the son of the late Edward and Cora (Reid) Cooper, Saint John, NB. He is survived by his wife Bernadette; sister Carol (Bowyer) Smith, Grand Bay, NB; daughters, Jane Cooper (Steve Birrell), Iqaluit; Jennifer Lusher, Fall River; Laura Cooper (Brad Malcom), Ottawa; sons, Edward (Karen) Cooper, Vancouver and Nicholas Cooper (Martine Giangioppi), Iqaluit. Grandchildren: Daniel, Rejean, Samantha, Tattaujaq, Andrea, Jordan, Renèe, Natalie, Rebecca, Solenda, Michael, Matthew, and Camille.
A graduate of the University of New Brunswick, he worked for the Dept. of Environment as a meteorologist for 34 years, and later for the Nova Scotia Power Corp.
He lived in Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay) from 1960 to 1973. He enjoyed being physically active in various sports and particularly loved to ski, swim, cycle and shop. He loved to build, fix things, and enjoyed the great outdoors. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
A celebration of his life will be held in Campbell’s Funeral Home, Amherst, N.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m., and will be followed by a reception. If desired, a donation in Art’s memory can be made to Doctors Without Borders at 720 Spadina Ave., Suite 402, Toronto, ONT, M5S 2T9 or Hope Cottage, 2435 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z4.
The Cooper Family