Sunrise March 26, 1965
Toni Arlene Cooper began life on March 26, 1965. She was the daughter
to the Anthony A. Cooper and the late Juanita (Keen) Cooper of
New Haven, Connecticut. Toni received her formal education
from Richard C. Lee High School. She also attended Gateway Community
Culinary of Arts School of New Haven, Connecticut where she enjoyed
learning the Arts & Food Service Management.
She had a real passion for her community and gave her full time service
as an advocate for Outreach and working with the homeless community.
Cooking was her specialty and spent many hours and volunteer time in
the culinary arts. She enjoyed reading, writing poetry and playing chess.
Toni was devoted to her family and considered her mom, Juanita as
her angel. She was known for her love for her grandchildren and
friends. She enjoyed hanging out with her community.
Toni leaves to cherish her memory her sister Loretta Foreman; her
siblings Ashley Arrianna Ja’Dora Cooper, Tanisha Nichelle Cooper, Monique
Danielle Carr-Cooper, Darien Scott Cooper, Jessie Phillips and Mel Phillips
all of New Haven, Connecticut; her sons, Michael Keith Mitchner Cooper
and Patrick Cooper and her grandchildren Felicity Cooper, Subree
Cooper, Gloria Fitzpatrick, and Darla Flake. She was preceded in death
by her mother: Juanita (Keen) Cooper; her sister Loretta Foreman,
maternal grandparents Clarence Mosley & Gladys (Keen) Mosley, and
paternal parents: Anthony Ashley Cooper Sr., Nellie Ruth (Sutton)
Cooper. She will be missed by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and
Sunset – Friday, November 6, 2020