Margaret Ann Cooper

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | August 19, 2020

Margaret Ann (Bernasky/Kimling) Cooper, age 77, of White Oak, PA, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020. She was born in McKeesport, PA on August 28, 1942. She is the daughter of the late Thaddeus and Mary Kurka Bernasky.

She worked her entire career at McKeesport Hospital (now UPMC) where she was a registered nurse and held several positions including Head Nurse of the Emergency Room. She was working in Nursing Administration when she retired.

She is survived by her daughter, Kara (Kimling) Hill who resides in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, grandchildren; Jenna, Jake and Jason Hill, whom she adored. She was predeceased by her only sibling, sister, Janet (Bernasky/Lazar) Yeschenko and her beloved nephew Paul Brian Lazar. A private memorial service will be held by the immediate family members at a later date. Arrangements were made with Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412 678 6177). To share a memory or condolence, visit

Originally published August 19, 2020.

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