Thomas C. Cooper
August 16, 1943 – January 19, 2020
Thomas C. Cooper of Weare, NH passed away on January 19, 2020 in Wellington, FL.
Tom was born August 16, 1943 in Newark, NJ, the son of Dr. David Paul and Lotte Weil Cooper and was the loving husband of Rhonda Frisch-Cooper. He will be greatly missed by his wife, his sister Anita Cooper Tsamakis of Volos, Greece and her daughters Elli and Elizabeth and their families, his sister Camille Sutro Cooper (Kenneth Rossner) of New York City, and his sisters-in-law Susan Frisch Lehrer (Harvey Lehrer) of Lenox, MA and her family and Cynthia Frisch of Greenacres, FL. He also leaves behind extended family in the U.K. and close friends including David and Marianne Gold of Genolier, Switzerland and their daughters Hansje and Tanya.
Tom graduated from Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, NJ and earned a PhD in Finance and Economics from Baruch College of the City University of New York. His early education came from the extraordinary experience of traveling the world with his father who served as a surgeon on cargo ships. Tom particularly loved their time together in Mexico where he became fluent in Spanish.
His love for international travel was matched by his passion for hiking. He was proud to have hiked Maine's challenging Mt. Katahdin Knife Edge Trail to the summit as well as to have walked the bridges in the NY/NJ metropolitan area.
His professional career includes his work at a London banking firm and in the State Emergency Health Services for both New Hampshire and Maine as well as owning and working at several smaller businesses in New England.
A funeral service will be held at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St., Salem, MA on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 11:00 am with interment following at Pride of Lynn Cemetery, 89 Lake Shore Rd., Lynn, MA.
As Tom was a member of Temple Beth Jacob where he and his wife were married in 1984 as well as an associate member of Hadassah, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Temple Beth Jacob, 67 Broadway, Concord, NH 03301 or Hadassah Northern New England,1320 Centre Street, Suite 205, Newton Center, Massachusetts 02459.
- Chapel Funeral Service Sunday, January 26, 2020
Thomas C. Cooper
January 29, 2020
Our Condolences to Rhonda and all of Tom's Friends & Family
Tom's "Pool Friends" will Always remember our wonderful conversations with him "in" the pool as well as when we went out for our luncheons...
He will be missed!!
January 25, 2020
Such a kind and wonderful man. Loved his stories of travel during his visits with Miss Rhonda. I shall so cherish that memory. Enjoy your new adventure Thomas Cooper. Warmest Regards, Holly