AMerican Veteran 11

Jay Andrew Cooper

October 5, 1991 ~ August 13, 2019 (age 27)

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Jay Andrew Cooper, 27, of Orange on August 13, 2019. Jay leaves to mourn his passing, his father Gary Cooper, his sister and her fiancé Michele Cooper and Randall Abbott, his paternal grandmother Ruth Cooper and his girlfriend Chuthathip (Ju) Prachuapthaen. He was predeceased by his mother Dianne Marchitto Cooper, his maternal grandparents Michael and Ann Patricelli Marchitto and his paternal grandfather Meyer Cooper.

A 2009 graduate of Amity Regional High School, Jay attended the University of Rhode Island.  He enlisted in the US Army where he served 6 years as a helicopter mechanic. After leaving the Army, he worked for a private contractor repairing helicopters.

Visitation will take place on SUNDAY from 3 to 5 pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the green.  On Monday morning family and friends may meet at the funeral home at 11 o’clock.  Military honors will take place at 11:30 in Oak Grove Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Fisher House CT., c/o Tom Flowers, 21 Point Lookout, Milford, CT. 06460.

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August 18, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

Military Honors
August 19, 2019

11:30 AM
Oak Grove Cemetery

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