Ryan Cooper

May 7, 2023
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Ryan Cooper, 32 known as “Coop”, passed away on May 7th, 2023 of an accidental drowning. 

Ryan was raised in Raymond, NH. He attended St. Anthony's Elementary School, St. Joseph's Middle School and was a 2010 graduate of Raymond High School. Ryan also attended Norwich University in Vermont. In 2011, he joined the union as a journeyman carpenter in the concrete division which he loved and had a passion for.

Ryan’s contagious smile would brighten up any room and he will always be remembered as a wonderful, caring, loving, bright and vibrant person. 

Ryan LOVED his family and friends with all his heart. He would do anything for anyone at any time. He wore his heart on his sleeve with pride.

Ryan was an incredible athlete and loved all sports. On the football field he was known as Ryan the "hit man" Cooper. We all loved watching him play.

He loved riding his motorcycle, dirt bikes, 4 wheelers, snowmobile and anything with a motor. If you were lucky enough to be his passenger you had the ride of your life. Ryan enjoyed fishing, ice or open water, camping, hiking, and hanging out with family and friends.

Ryan is survived by his parents Richard and Gina Cooper, his sister Jamie Lee Cooper, his brother Ricky Cooper, his nephew Julien Medina, his grandparents Robert and Jeanette Cipriano, Ann Cooper and his late grandfather Richard Cooper,Sr. Along with Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Friends. 

Ryan will be missed and, in our hearts, forever. 

A Celebration of Life will be at a later date. Arrangements are by the Goundrey Dewhirst Funeral Home 42 Main Street, Salem, NH. To leave an online condolence, please visit Ryan’s tribute page at

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Shriners Hospitals For Children – Boston, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114, online memorial gift at Donate to Shriners Hospitals for Children® (

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