Rose Profis Cooper, 89, passed away Sun., Jan. 20, 2013. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 58 years, Bernard Cooper.
Rose was born in Romania on March 16, 1923. In 1941, she fled her home when the Germans arrived. After being captured, she was put to work in a camp in the Olgopol Ghetto. In 1948, she traveled to Cuba, where she met her husband.
They lived a wonderful life in Cuba until 1962 and fled to Milwaukee, Wisc. during the Castro regime. She moved to Atlanta in 1965 and lived here until her death.
Survivors include: son, Victor Cooper, and his wife Jane; daughter, Clare Cooper Habif, and her husband Robert; and adoring grandchildren, Kristen Cooper Lord and her husband Will; David Cooper and his wife Katie; and Jonathan Habif, Michael Habif and Lindsey Habif.
Sign on line guest book at edressler.com. Donations may be made to Congregation Or VeShalom or The William Breman Jewish Home. A graveside service was held Tues., Jan. 22, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery with Rabbi Hayyim Kassorla officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.