(nee Scoleri)

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Age 90, of Stuart, Florida passed away peacefully at the Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart Florida on August 29, 2019. Edith, was the youngest daughter of Carmello and Conchetta Scoleri of Calabria, Italy. She is predeceased by her husband, of 44 years, Berner Cooper who owned Cooper's Plumbing and Heating in Cape May, NJ. Edith worked as a waitress at Layer's Dutch Kitchen in the Villas, NJ and for many years at the Lobster House in Cape May, NJ before she and Berner moved to Florida in 1978.Edith was also predeased by: brothers Victor, Petro (Pete), Salvatore (Sam), Anthony (Tony) and Joseph and sisters, Josephine(Josie) and Kathryn (Katie), Her great granddaughterKaily and grandson Christopher Shaw. Edith leaves behind, her Sister, Virginia Scoleri Black, of Stuart, Fl, her children Edward (Carol) Cooper of Cape May, NJ and Stuart, Fl., Toni (Tom) VanAcker of Stuart, Fl, Thomas (Vicki) Cooper of St. Augustine Fl, and David (Debbie) Cooper of Jupiter, Fl. Also 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces and grand nieces and nephews.Edith was a talented seamstress, enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening, golf, playing cards, baking, cooking and could take one steak and feed ten people! She was also noted for her love of hats, quick wit, loose tongue and stories about her past and family. But most of all for enjoying the moments with family surrounding her. She was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing her and will be sadly missed.She will be laid to rest at a private service at a later date in Hammonton NJ. The family requests In lieu of flowers any contributions be made to: Stuart Hospice of Florida, 1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart, Florida 34997