1937 - 2021
Marilynn J. Cooper, longtime resident of Wappingers Falls NY, passed away in her home in the care of her husband and daughters, Marlene, Mary and Marcia, on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at the age of 83.
Marilynn was born in Johnstown, NY on Halloween 1937, to the late John J. Jakubec and the late, former Helen Wolosz. Marilynn received her RN Degree from St. Margaret Mary's in Albany, NY and spent most of her nursing career caring for Veterans at various VA Hospitals. She enjoyed reading, outwitting on-line Scrabble opponents, Neil Diamond, collecting antiques, feeding her birds and Marilynn loved her Dunkin Donuts.
Marilynn is survived by her husband of 37 years Paul D. Cooper and her children, Monica Blanchfield (Steve Forman), Michelle Blanchfield, Marlene Blanchfield, Mary Rokitowski, Marcia Doyle (Tim), and her step-children Catharine Martin (Adam) and Paul D. Cooper Jr. (Deborah).
Marilynn was predeceased by her brother, Jack Jakubec. She is survived by her brother, Bob Jakubec, and Jack's wife, Nancy Jakubec.
Marilynn's pride and joy were her grandchildren, Jamie (Lauren) and Michael, Steven, Teresa and Sarah, Patrick, Daniel and Devynn, Connor and Kyle and her step-grandchildren, Alicia, Sean and Jackson.
A celebration of Marilynn's life will be held at the home of a family member on Saturday, August 14th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Mom's only request is that you wear something red. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marilynn's name may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice.