Jan 10, 2019 at 3:22 PM
BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA/SEMINARY COMMUNITY - River Lightwomoon 68, finished her journey on this earth on January 6, 2019.
She was born in Suffern, NY on May 13, 1950 to Samuel Cooperstein and Claire Stadeker Cooperstein.
River was a child of the 60’s and was involved with peace activism, and in LGBTQ rights. She was a Sufi Muslim. She was a fabulous sister, sister-in-law, and aunt. She was also loved by all her friends, too many to count, in Big Stone Gap, VA and Woodstock, NY, as well as other places around the world.
She is survived by brothers Mark and Carl Cooperstein, sister-in-law Dr. Elizabeth Cooperstein, nieces Irene Stein and Kathleen Cooperstein and nephew Joe Cooperstein and niece-in-law Stephanie Cooperstein.
The family wishes to thank Samantha Mason, Kelley Pearson and Hospice and Palliative Care of Virginia for easing this passage.
She will be privately interred in Riverview Cemetery in East Stone Gap, Virginia
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
You may go online to view the obituary, sign the guest registry, or leave the family a condolence at www.holdingfuneralhome.com
Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of River Lightwomoon.