|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1925|
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 2008|
Los Angeles County
Born August 15, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York. Died June 22, 2008 in Beverly Hills, CA peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
Roz is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Barnet M. Cooperman (Ret.), sons Bruce (Jaye), Dan (Mary), Bill (David), Andrew (Chris), daughter Meredith Abber (Jason), and nine loving grandchildren, Julia, Wesley, Jolie, Shayna, Deborah, Natalie, Michael, Carter, and Adam.
Roz graduated from New York University with a BA degree in 1945 at age sixteen, having been elected to Phi Beta Kappa during her junior year. Roz then entered graduate school at the University of California at Berkeley, pursuing an MA in History which she obtained in 1948.
While living at Berkeley, she met Barney where they both lived at International House. They were married on June 29, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York, Roz's hometown.
Roz was a Professor of American History at Los Angeles City College from 1950-1952. She was a devoted volunteer to National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles Unified School District, Women For, the State of California Commission on Women, appointed by Governor Gray Davis, the Los Angeles County Commission on Sex Equity, appointed by Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, and the City of Los Angeles Commission on Women.
In 1995, Roz received the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year award from the Los Angeles Council of Churches. In 1998, Roz received the State of California award for Woman of the Year.
In 2001, Roz was the recipient of the Hannah G. Solomon award, conferred by the National Council of Jewish Women for outstanding community service and leadership.
Roz will forever be remembered for her wonderful smile and devotion to her family, friends, and chosen causes.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills Memorial Park, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, California.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 24 to June 25, 2008.
Barnet M. "Barney" Cooperman (1922 - 2011)*
Mount Sinai Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Sep 17, 2011
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