Gerald G. Couper, 74, of New Brighton, passed away Thursday morning, March 12, 2015, at Heritage Valley Beaver.Born August 19, 1940, in Sewickley, he was a son of the late Thomas D. and Mary Jane (Holland) Couper. A graduate of Quaker Valley High School, Class of 1959, Gerald was a retired batch operator at Valspar Chemical in Rochester. He enjoyed his family get-togethers, old cars and 50’s music (oldies), road trips, traveling (bus trips), feeding his birds and squirrels and attending his class reunions.He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 47 years, Joyce F. Radocay Couper. Gerald was a devoted father to his three children, Greg G. Couper and his wife, Patti, of Beaver Falls, Curt Couper and his wife, Tara, of Big Beaver and Kacy Hesser and her husband, John, of Industry; a and loving grandfather to three grandchildren, Mackenzie Couper, Abigail Couper and Gage Couper. He is also survived by a brother, Thomas (Barbara) Couper of Leet Township; an aunt, Charlotte Holland in Florida; a sister-in-law, Susan (Markovitch) McKissick, four brothers-in-law, Nick Markovitch, Harry Markovitch, John Markovitch and Tom (Kris) Kitson and many nieces, nephews and cousins, along with longtime dedicated friends, Ted and Birdie Eberhardt, with whom they had wonderful times and shared much fun.In addition to his parents Gerald was preceded in death by a brother, James Couper.Friends will be received Saturday from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 5:30 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca. In lieu of flowers the family has suggested memorial contributions be made to Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa, PA 15001.The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Heritage Valley Beaver Critical Care for their compassionate care of Gerald.Special dedicated friends: Ted and Birdie Eberhardt. Have wonderful times and much fun together!To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.