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Rosaline A. Copans

1919 - 2016 Rosaline Alice Davidoff Copans - The Copans family wishes to share their sorrow upon the death on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at the Thompson House in Brattleboro, VT ofRosaline Alice Davidoff Copans, formerly of Newburgh, N.Y. and Delray Beach, FL. Born on January 20, 1919 in Brooklyn, NY to Pearl Privin Davidoff and Abraham Isaac Davidoff, she grew up in Stamford CT. A graduate of Stamford High School, she earned a Bachelor's degree in psychology from NYU in 1939 and a Masters in psychology from Columbia University in 1940. In 1941she married Lawrence William Copans in Stamford, CT. After World War II, the young family moved to Newburgh NY where Roz, as she was known, raised her children while remaining active in the local community. She was a candidate for the Newburgh City Council in the 1950s. She worked in the family accounting office, specializing in nonresident state tax returns, developing a loyal clientele among the firm's regulars thanks to her acuity and efficiency. Her hobbies were golf which she greatly enjoyedshe won several tournamentsand travel. She was predeceased in April 2007 by her husband, Lawrence Copans; brothers, Milton and Norman Davidoff; and her sister, Muriel Davidoff Lewis. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Stuart and Mary Copans of Brattleboro, VT, Kenneth and JoEllen Copans of Newburgh, NY, and Ruth Copans and her husband John Anzalone of Saratoga Springs, NY; she took great pleasure in her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service will be held at the Independent Lodge Cemetery, Darien, CT on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 11:30AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Thompson House, 80 Maple St. Brattleboro, VT 05301 or to the Scott David Copans Memorial Children's Library of CongregationAgudas Israel, 290 North St, Newburgh, NY 12550.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Oct. 4, 2016
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