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“We are so sorry to hear of Vance's passing. He touched the lives of so many through the years and his laughter and smile will be missed by us all. ...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Edye, Mike, Nick & Sarah Hammer - WI

“Candee & Family, I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. You are in our thoughts & prayers at this most difficult time. Perhaps they...Read More »
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“Dear Cooper Family, Condolences For all in the passing of Vance as I also lost my dad back on Aug 27th, Merrill Myers an old buddy of Vance. He...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Norris Myers - Kennett Sq., PA

“To our Dearest Moma Dee, Our thoughts and prayers will always include you. We are so very sorry for your loss, but just know that Vinnie will be...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Loren & Eric Pennypacker - MD


Vance Mercer Cooper, age 83, of Kennett Square, died Monday April 11, 2011 at the Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Dolores Costanzo Cooper, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage.
Born in West Grove, he was a son of the late Horace and Myrtle Wilkinson Cooper.
Vance was a master carpenter, skilled at furniture and cabinet making. He coached Avon Grove and KAU little league for over 20 years, and touched the lives of many.
Survivors include in addition to his wife, three sons, David Cooper of Landenberg PA, and Cape May County NJ, Jeffrey Cooper and his wife Paula of Wyoming DE, and Chris Cooper of Landenberg, one daughter Candace Cooper of Aldie Virginia, one sister Wanda Kevis of Landenberg PA, and six grandchildren Kimberly, Kevin, John, Erin, Ryan, and Jacob.
A memorial service will be held 11AM Thursday April 14, 2011 at the Kemblesville United Methodist Church Rt. 896 and Peacedale Rd. Kemblesville, PA 19347. You are invited to visit with his family from 10-11AM before the service. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Avon Grove Little League, PO Box 70, West Grove, PA.19390 or the KAU Little League PO Box 472, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To send an online condolence, please visit www.griecocares.com