Edwin Kooker, Sr., 86, of Marmora, NJ passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 in Atlanticare Medical Center, Pomona, NJ.
Mr. Kooker has been an area resident for many years he was a 1948 graduate of Ocean City High School.
Mr. Kooker had worked for NJ Bell Telephone for many years before his retirement in 1991.
He was a 50 year member of the Marmora Volunteer Fire Company, a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Surviving are his children: Edwin Kooker, Jr. (Maria), Elizabeth Willan, Edwina Rahter (Paul), Evan John Kooker (Sandy), seven grandchildren: Adam, Joshua, Zachary, Alexandra, Chelsea, Stephanie, Tristian.
He was predeceased by a brother: Howard Kooker and Sister: Elaine Pfander.
His funeral service will be offered Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 12 o’clock noon from The Godfrey Funeral Home of Palermo, 644 South Shore Road, Palermo, NJ where friends may call from 10 o’clock until time of service.
Burial will follow with military honors in Cape May county Veterans Cemetery, Cape May Court House, NJ.
The family suggests those who desire send memorial contributions to the Marmora Volunteer Fire Company, Marmora, NJ 08223.