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“I will miss Mrs Cooper. My heart is very sadden by your lose. My memories are fond of her and she will aways have a special place in my heart. She...Read More »
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“Never was there a colleague I admired or respected more than Mrs. Cooper. She remained in my heart long after I left Longfellow Middle School. I...Read More »
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4 of 6 | Posted by: elizabeth.spall - indpls, IN

“Deepest Sympathies to the family of Mrs. Cooper. She will be missed greatly. A great neighbor and friend! ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa Lucas

“i gave mrs cooper a ride home on my moped one day after school so sorry for your loss she will be missed god bless all of her family ...... ”
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Gayle M. Cooper, 85, of Indianapolis, passed away March 10, 2012. She was born July 11, 1926, in Indianapolis to the late William and Viola (Chapman) Maltsberger.

Gayle was a secretary at IPS #28 Longfellow Junior High, having retired after 25 years. She graduated from Arsenal Tech in 1944. Gayle was a member of the Society for the Prevention of Blindness. She was also a member of the Indianapolis Council of PTA for Schools #39 & #28.

Gayle is survived by her daughters, Pamela (Ed) Scahill, Stephanie Cooper and Lisa (Rick) Harris; sister, Donace VanTreese; seven grandchildren, Jason Ferguson, Jon Ferguson, Alison Wittenbring, Brent Bailey, Melissa Welty, Ryan Harris and Scott Bailey; and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Cooper and brother, H. Russell Maltsberger.

Services will be at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Chapel of the Chimes. Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Washington Park East Cemetery.

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