- Grove City, Pennsylvania


February 25, 2014

C. Wade Cooper

Butler County dairy farmer showed Holsteins

BUTLER — Funeral is today for C. Wade Cooper of Brady Township, Butler County, near Slippery Rock, who passed away at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Visiting Nurses Association Hospice, Butler. He was 88.

Mr. Cooper was born Oct. 2, 1925, in Brady Township on the farm where he spent his entire life until entering Grove Manor in Grove City, where he received excellent care during the past 2-1/2 years of life. Wade was a son of Finley Wimer Cooper and Jayne E. Wade Cooper.

Mr. Cooper was a lifetime dairy farmer where he bred, raised and showed registered Holstein cattle. He was a member of Butler County Farm Bureau and the Pennsylvania Holstein Association. Mr. Cooper belonged to West Liberty Presbyterian Church.

He married Caroline Elizabeth Mackey on May 6, 1953.

Survivors include: his wife, Caroline, to whom he was married for more than 60 years, who resides in Grove Manor; a son, Bradley W. Cooper and his wife Beth, Slippery Rock; three daughters, Nadena L. Kramer and her husband Bill, Carlton; Sylvia J. Morrison and her husband Larry, Slippery Rock; and Lisa B. Leach and her husband Rob, Linwood, Kan.; two sisters, Gail Baker, Butler; and Doris Hohri and her husband Tak, Long Beach, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Wendell.


C. Wade, 88, Brady Township, Butler County.

Calling hours: Family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to time of service today (2-22-14) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 421 New Castle St., Slippery Rock.

Service: Funeral service at 3 p.m. today in the funeral home with the Rev. Donna Yanosy, pastor of West Liberty Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Interment: West Liberty Cemetery.

Obituary was published Feb. 22, 2014. Pick up a copy at 201A Erie St., Grove City.

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