Julie F. CooperFebruary 08,2013
Julie F. CooperJulie F. Cooper
Julie Fairchild Cooper, 76, of Rutland, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 24, 1936, in Rutland, the daughter of William Warren and Christine Marguerite (Germond) Fairchild.
She graduated in 1957 from the Krouse School of Music of Syracuse University.
Mrs. Cooper was educated as a teacher and employed by various boards of education. She also worked as a machinist in the General Electric Aircraft Engine Group.
She was a member of Grace Congregational United Church of Christ, the ham radio-(KB1APN) Green Mountain Wireless Club and Wireless Women of Vermont.
She enjoyed volunteer work at her church, the Community Cupboard, and as a teacher at Rutland Correctional Facility.
Survivors include a brother, William Fairchild of Schenectady, N.Y., nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Cooper was predeceased by her husband, Peter I. Cooper, in 2010.
The memorial service will be held at a later date. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Congregational United Church of Christ, 8 Court St., Rutland, VT 05701; or Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Tossing Funeral Home.
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