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Mr. Shawn M. Cooper
  • Emma Cooper Educational Fund
    c/o NBT Bank
    299 Main St.
    Middleburgh, NY 12122

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“He is my Dad! ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: Emma Cooper - Middleburgh, NY

“So saddened by Shawn's untimely passing. My heart goes out to little Emma and the rest of the family and close friends. I'll always remember Shawn's...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Sara Hulbert Clepper - Classmate

“We cannot communicate with those who have passed to the other side, never the less their presence remains as long as they are in our hearts.Memories&...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Heather Dawn Folster - Gilbert, AZ

“I am still in shock over Shawn,s passing. we have been friends for over 40 yrs. i bought my first car from Shawn. a 71 duster. burned a lot of oil ....Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: joel rowlison - latham, NY

“My memory of Shawn all the card games at senior lounge ”
5 of 26 | Posted by: Cynthia Herodes Stewart - NY

“To the Family of Shawn Cooper, Please accept my sympathy on the passing of Shawn. He was a Brother and a member of Local #12 Ironworkers. He will be...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Garry Simmons, Business Manager Ironworkers Local Union #12 - NY

“Hanging out in the basement ...Dead shows and just hanging out talkin about life...so many memories so many laughs...u were one of kind ”
7 of 26 | Posted by: Valorie Goodrich - Middleburgh

“To Pat & Tina,Our sincere sympathy to you and your families for the untimely passing of Shawn. George speaks about him and his father often, all the...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: George & Nancy Burns - NY

“shawn may your smile light the way the road of life is gone the road to heaven is stretched before you may you rest in peace see you on the other...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: pete gargano - westfulton, NY

“So sorry to hear about Shawn. We always loved to sit and chat with him. He will be missed by so many people. Rest in Peace Coop- we will miss you. ”
10 of 26 | Posted by: Chrissy and John - Central Bridge, NY

“R.I.P Big Coop. One of my favorite memories at the Rendezvous was with you. ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Richard Hildebrandt - Syracuse, NY

“My best memories of our times together are the famous softball bus trips every year and our bar hoping nights on the bus they will not be forgotten...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Tina Tina Bellinger - Middleburgh, NY

“To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die. ~Thomas Campbell Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Maggie Gannon Aragosa - scotia, NY

“Sincere sympathy to your Mom and Sis. You and Todd will be reunited! RIP ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: Rose Daring - Winter Garden,, FL

“So sorry to hear. Prayers to the family. ”
15 of 26 | Posted by: Donna D - Cobleskill, NY

“Pat - Bill and I are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort and support with your family and...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Bill and Alicia Terry - Gilboa, NY

“Pat, Tina, Emma , John and Family I am saddened by the unfortunate and untimely passing of Shawn "Coop" There...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Bobbe Jo - Middleburgh, NY

“shawn we new each other from kids you where a great guy , when I went up state I looked forward to you and the family coming up to house, and emmie...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: roseann pantori - bayport, ny, NY

“To Pat: Our sincere condlences for the loss of your Son. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Linda & Dwight ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Dwight & Linda Cunningham - FL

“RIP Coop you will be dearly missed. Great memories I will cherish. See you on the darkside of the moon big guy.. ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: Michelle - Schoharie, NY

“may u be forever in peace. know u can watch over emma from above. u r her guardian angel ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Sherry Schaefer Bean - cobleskill, NY

“Sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Shawn. ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: Brenda Hurn - Richmondville, NY

“I was so happy for coop coming with Emma to my 70th birthday party he was so special and a very caring person rest in peace my friend ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Lynda Fuegmann - richmondville, NY

“Rest in Peace. to the family may your days be surrounded by comfort in the days to follow with the many memories you hold in your heart. Please let...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Becky Ottman - Middleburgh, NY

“sorry big coop. ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: peter standhart - NY

“RIP big guy ... When I think of you, I have nothing but fond memories. May you rest in peace ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Jodi - Middleburgh, NY - Friend


Middleburgh: Shawn M. Cooper, 49, of Woods Road Extension, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 1, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, while participating in this year's "Rolphie Run."

Shawn was born on September 12, 1963 in Schenectady, NY to Patricia (Charland) and Bernard Cooper.

Shawn was a member of the Iron Worker's Union Local out of Albany and was most recently a self-employed maintenance worker.

He loved riding his motorcycle, building scale models and collecting stamps. Shawn's greatest love was his daughter and time spent with family and friends.

He was predeceased by his father, Bernard Cooper.

Shawn is survived by his daughter: Emma Ann Cooper of Middleburgh; mother: Patricia Cooper of Middleburgh; sister: Regina "Tina" Cooper of Schoharie; nephew: Jonathan Zabicki of Schoharie and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 7, 2013 at the Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh, NY, with Father William A. Gorman of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church officiating. Inurnment will follow the service in Stamford, NY.
Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be sent to the Emma Cooper Educational Fund, c/o NBT Bank, 299 Main St. Middleburgh, NY 12122