Olive Marie Cooper

Olive passed away peacefully at Barnswallow Place in Elmira on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in her 94th year.

Olive was predeceased by her beloved husband, Gordon Cooper, in 2002. Loving mother of Frank Cooper and his wife Nancy, Wayne Cooper and his wife Valerie, Pauline Williams and her husband Michael, and Elaine MacIntosh and her husband Gary. Cherished grandmother of eight grandchildren, Scott Cooper, Jennifer Kochut (Doug), Kevin Cooper (Stefanie), Janelle Whitecross, Blake Cooper, Sari Williams-Beattie (Michael), Michele Gilman (David), Stephanie DaSilva (Filipe) and 14 great-grandchildren, Daniel, Matthew, Gregory, Declan, Alyssa, Lauren, Ryan, Mikayla, Nicholas, Alina, Addison, Reid, Elliana, and Sebastian. Olive is survived by sisters-in-law Inez Voll, Isabel Groh, Marion Mills, and Mabel Cooper.

Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Mary (nee Yost) Voll and siblings, Benjamin Voll, Mabel Beaty, Viola Rieck, Florence Nickason, Almer Voll, Wilfred Voll, and Arnold Voll.

Olive was a charter member of Parkminster United Church in Waterloo and a life member of the U.C.W.

Olive’s family will receive relatives and friends at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Olive’s life will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Meg Grieve officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the funeral home’s Fireside Room. A private family committal service and interment will follow at Memory Gardens, Breslau.

Condolences for the family and memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

Olive’s family thanks the staff of Barnswallow Place for their compassionate care.