Vivian P. "Polly" (Cerra) Cooley

March 9, 1920 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 100)


Vivian P. “Polly” Cerra Cooley, Fairchance, Pa.

     Vivian P. “Polly” Cerra Cooley, 100 of Fairchance, Pa. passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

     She was born March 9, 1920 in Fairchance, Pa.

     Preceding her in death were her parents, Bruno Cerra and Rose Angela Perry Cerra; brothers and sisters, Beatrice, Johnny, Blanche, Eva, Van, Rose, Virginia, Rudy and Madaline and her loving husband of 65 years, Wendell C. Cooley.

     Surviving are several nieces and nephews; great niece and nephews; three great great nieces and friends.

     She was employed with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for many years until her retirement.

     Polly was a faithful longtime member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church in Fairchance, former Catechism teacher, member of the Rosary Society and was a former Girl Scout Leader in Fairchance.

     A Private Family Visitation will be held in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Her Private Family Funeral Home Service will be on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with her nephew, Reverend Father James Tringhese officiating.

     Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairchance, Pa.

     Memorial contributions may be made to SS. Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church, 50 North Morgantown Street, Fairchance, Pa.

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Private Family Visitation
April 30, 2020

Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Private Family Funeral Service
May 1, 2020

10:00 AM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

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