Catherine E. Cooper

LIVERMORE – Catherine E. Cooper, 61, passed away on May 18, 2022 at CMMC in Lewiston after a long illness with family at her side.

She was born on July 21, 1960 in Lynn, Mass., the daughter of Lawrence Cassey and Frances Cooper. She graduated from Lynn English High School and held various jobs afterwards.

On Oct. 3, 1981, she married Henry Horn of New York while he was serving with the U.S. Coast Guard in New London, Conn. She supported his career through many transfers and while at Otis ANGB on Cape Cod, Catherine earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth in 1993 graduating Cum Laude.

Upon her husband’s retirement from the Coast Guard, they settled in Livermore to raise their son, James. Catherine became an advocate for the elderly fighting elder abuse and protecting their rights. Over the years, she volunteered at various charitable organizations.

Catherine loved cats and had many throughout her life. She enjoyed family and friend gatherings with cookouts and preparing Thanksgiving as her favorite. She had several hobbies, sewing, puzzles, watching movies, and her beloved New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. She loved to vacation in the White Mountains in New Hampshire, driving her convertible with the top down on the Kancamagus Highway.

She was predeceased by her father, Lawrence Cassey; and niece, Julia Cassey.

She is survived by her loving husband, Henry; her son, James; brother, Larry Cassey; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no services at this time as she requested. To leave a message for the family in the online guestbook, please visit and Arrangements under the care of Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St. Lewiston, Maine. 784-1700.

Donations may be made

in her memory to

Franklin County Animal Shelter or Tommy’s Feral Feline Friends

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