Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel

1985 South Taylor Road, Cleveland Heights, OH


Goldye Cooper

December 15, 1920January 12, 2020

(nee Glassman), 99 , passed away January 12, 2020 at Menorah Park in Beachwood, OH. beloved wife of the late Lloyd. Loving mother of Marlene (Jonathan) Green, Janet (Ricky) Robinson and Michael Cooper. Devoted grandmother of Alice (Evan) Langholt, Laura Zeilinger, Karla (Eric) Lang, Melanie Sankaran, Emily Nadock, Andrew Robinson, Abraham (Sharon) Robinson. Great grandmother of 11. Dear sister of the late Milton, Meyer and Benjamin Glassman, Paula Glazer, Marion Hirsch, Nora Rothman, Shirley Moliff and Ruth Splaver. Services will be held Thursday, January 16 at 12:30 PM. at the BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL. Interment Mt. Olive Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the residence of Marlene and Jonathan Green 14960 Surrey Downs Dr. Russell, OH. THURSDAY FOLLOWING SERVICES AND INTERMENT UNTIL 8 PM, FRIDAY 1 PM-3 PM, SUNDAY 1 PM-3 PM. Goldye was born December 15, 1920 in Cleveland to Jesse and Harry Glassman, she was a life-long resident of Northeast Ohio. At a young age, she and her younger siblings stayed at the Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau (formally Jewish Orphans Home) during the Great Depression. She worked selling laundry products over the phone for a brother-in-law until learning to drive at the age of 40, and then began a long career with Sun Life Insurance Company as an insurance salesperson. She was president of the sisterhood at Temple Ner Tamid, and volunteered at the Eastlake Senior Center, where she walked to meetings at the former Taft Elementary School, weather permitting. She was an avid craftswoman, skilled at knitting, doll-making, crocheting, and sewing. Most importantly, her generous and kind spirit were an inspiration to all who knew her. Friends who wish may contribute to the Eastlake Senior Center, 1580 E. 332nd St., Eastlake, OH. 44095 or Bellefaire JCB, 22001 Fairmount Blvd. Cleveland, OH. 44118


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Goldye Cooper

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