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Alberta R. Cope

Date of Death: January 16, 2018

Date of Birth: November 21, 1936


DRESDEN - Alberta R. Cope, 81, of Indian Road, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
She was born in Bath, ME on November 21, 1936, the first daughter of five girls, to Albert R. and Gladys I. Richard.

Alberta grew up in Woolwich and attended and graduated from both The One Room School in Day's Ferry and Morse High School in Bath, class of 1954. After graduating she was employed at W.T. Grants on Center St. in Bath.

The following year on February 14th, she married her husband, Henry, and became a proud Navy wife, travelling with her husband and family to different duty stations in the United States for many years. She would have celebrated 63 years of marriage next month. She was also active in the Navy Wives Club and many activities for and with her children.

Alberta is survived by her husband, Henry S. Cope of Dresden; two daughters, Derry Ann Whittiker, and Laurie Jo Alexander of Croyden, PA; three sons, James David of Bristol, PA, Christopher Mark of Dresden, and Andrew Wade of Wiscasset; seven grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by two sisters, Judith R. Kenney of Woolwich, and Denise Miller of Anchorage, AK.

She was predeceased by her parents; a son, Craig Henry; two sisters, Virginia Partridge of North Carolina, and Renee Jo Pease of Detroit, MI.

There will be no visiting hours, Alberta's ashes will be interred in the Riverside Cemetery Day's Ferry, Woolwich at a later date.


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