The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 17, 2014

Doris Marjorie Cooper

WESTMONT — COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to join her husband and soul mate, Richard, in heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born Dec. 19, 1926, in Williamsburg, daughter of the late Frank and Grace (Shultz) Cunningham. Preceded in death by brother, Kenneth; and infant brother, Warren. Survived by her loving children, Kathy, married to Richard Wilkinson, Westmont, with whom she resided; Tracy, married to Robert Horner, Sweet Valley, Pa.; and K. Christopher, engaged to Lynne Dougherty, Belmont. She dearly loved her grandchildren, Ryan Wilkinson, married to April Baldwin; Max Wilkinson, married to Erleen Box; Abel Horner, and partner, Alex Valenzuela; and Attie Horner, engaged to Matthew Frey. Her great-grandchildren were also the delight of her life, Amanda, Katie, Max, Greg, Alex, Amy and Ayvah. Doris was a wonderful  mother, grandmother and gracious friend to many. She attended St. John’s United Church of Christ for 30 years, where she was a faithful, active member, having served as a deacon and on various boards and committees. When St. John’s closed its doors, she became a member of Westmont United Methodist Church, where she attended regularly. Doris loved decorating her church as well as her home, never missing any holiday occasion, a freely creative soul. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Kevin Rea and the Rev.  Wilma Horner, officiating. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. There will be no viewing on Easter Sunday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or the Humane Society. (

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