Abraham Cooper of Monroe Township, 93, died June 30, 2016. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in East Brunswick for most of his life before moving to Monroe 14 years ago.
During World War II, Dr. Cooper was a chemical engineer working on the Manhattan Project. He most recently worked for Sherwin Williams in New York City before retiring.
He received his BA from The Cooper Union, his master’s degree from New York University, and his doctorate in chemical engineering from Newark College of Engineering (NJIT).
He was a member of The Cooper Union Alumni Association and American Chemical Society and was also a Hadassah Associate.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Rosalyn (Blum); his son, Ross of New York City; his daughter, Janet (Michael) Weiss of North Brunswick; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 3 with arrangements by The Crabiel Home for Funerals, Milltown. Memorial contributions may be made to The Cooper Union or Hadassah.