Alva O. Cooper

It is with deepest regrets that the family of Alva Oscar Cooper announces his death. He was 26 years old. This sad event occurred on Wednesday, September 7, 2005 at 10:21 PM in Yonkers, NY as a result of a motorcycle accident.

Alva is survived by his parents, Mrs. Inez Taylor Cooper and Mr. Maurice A. Cooper, brother, Marc Amblard, aunt, Mrs. Bindu Taylor Cooper, and a host of other relatives.

Memorial Services for Alva will take place as follows:

Saturday, September 17, 2005
2 - 5 PM
McMahon Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home
491 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY

The Repast will be held immediately following the service at:

Congregation Kol Ami
252 Soundview Avenue
White Plains, NY

His remains will be taken home to Liberia on Saturday, September 24th, and be laid in the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home on Sunday, September 25th.

The body will be removed from Stryker's at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, September 27th, and taken to Grace Episcopal Church, Clayashland for the Funeral Service. This will commence at 11:00 AM and will be followed by Internment in the Church cemetery.

The family asks that you keep them in your prayers. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to send contributions to the family at:

38 Greenridge Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605

Checks should be made payable to Bindu Cooper.


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White Plains, NY

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80 W Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY
914 694 5400
rate: $149 + tax
4 miles from Funeral Home & Re past Venue

Howard Johnson Hotel
1114 Boston Post Road
Riverside, CT
203 637 3691
Rate: $99 + tax
12 miles from Funeral Home & Repast venue

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19 Tarrytown RD
Elmsford, NY
914 592 5300
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Stamford, Connecticut
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