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Lillian M. Cooper, 88

Naples, Fla. – Lillian M. (Ploof) Cooper, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Shrewsbury and Grafton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at Vitas Hospice in Florida. She was 88.

Lillian was born Aug. 31, 1925 in Richford, Vermont, daughter of the late Arthur and Nellie (Tatro) Ploof. Raised until she was 10 years old in Vermont, she moved to Milford before moving Shrewsbury, where she spent most of her time. She married her late husband, Milton F. Cooper, in 1941 and spent 36 years together before he passed away in 1977.

Lillian worked at both The Center Dairy Bar and Hale Drug, two former well-known Shrewsbury staples and landmarks in town center.

In addition to spending time with her family, Lillian's favorite hobby was knitting.

Lillian leaves her children, Milton F. Cooper Jr. and his wife Marie of Grafton, Richard F. Cooper and his wife Josie of Naples, Florida and Carol A. Borgi and her husband Dick of Webster; a sister, Annabelle Fitzpatrick of Medway; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Milton, she is predeceased by her brother, Martin Ploof.

Family and friends will honor and remember Lillian's life by gathering for calling hours Monday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center, followed by her funeral service at noon. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

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