Obituaries

Obituaries

John Dismond Cooper, Jr.

John Cooper died September 9, 2013 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD as the result of injuries suffered in an auto accident. He was 51. John was an anesthesiologist and served as a LCDR in the United States Public Health Service detailed as a chief medical officer to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Baltimore. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Julia Wulfkuhle Cooper, Columbia, MD. Also surviving are his parents, John Sr. and Madlyn Cooper of White Plains, NY; his sister, Kym Cooper of White Plains, NY; and his brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Dahlia Cooper of Closter, NJ. His sister, Karen Cooper preceded him in death. Other survivors include his father and mother-in-law, John and Fran Wulfkuhle of Lawrence, KS; two sisters-in-law and their spouses: Mary and Jason Gladstone of Prairie Village, KS; Erica and John Ross of Seal Beach, CA; and a brother-in-law, Michael Wulfkuhle, Denver, CO.
He is also survived by nine nieces and nephews, Javana Mundy; Joshua Browner; Alanna, Zoe, and Christian Cooper; Charlie, Henry and Ruby Ross; and Emmie Gladstone.
A memorial service was held on Friday September 20, 2013, at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center in Columbia, MD. Contributions in John’s memory can be sent to the Ujima Company, Inc., Multi-ethnic Professional Theatre Company, 545 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.LJWorld.com.