Shirley V. Cooper
Shirley V. Cooper 86, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Born in Ballston Spa, NY on June 4, 1930, she was the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Flinton.
Shirley was a school bus driver for Shenendehowa Schools for over 20 years. She was one of the first women in NYS to be licensed to drive the large school bus.
Shirley enjoyed playing cards with the “Golden Girls” and in her younger years she liked to dance. Her greatest joy was her family and the time she spent with her grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Robert, her sister Mary McCarthy and her husband John, and brother Edward Flinton and his wife Elsie.
Shirley is survived by her children Gail Jones (Joe) of Mechanicville, Rick Cooper (Maureen) of Ballston Spa, Kevin Cooper (Nancy) of Ballston Spa, and Todd Cooper (Cindy) of Saratoga Springs; siblings Robert Flinton of Florida, Ralph Flinton of Saratoga Springs, Dorothy Cramer of Georgia, Veronica Ivers of Charlton, Rosemarie Flinton of Saratoga Springs, and John Flinton of Maryland; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 10am Saturday, January 28 at Round Lake United Methodist Church, George Avenue, Round Lake. Burial will be in Dunning St Cemetery in the Spring. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, January 27 from 5pm to 7pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.
Memorial contributions in memory of Shirley may be made to the Round Lake United Methodist Church.