Thelma M. Copeland

Thelma M. Copeland

formerly of Windermere

Thelma M. Copeland, formerly of Windermere, died peacefully on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Quarryville (PA) Presbyterian Retirement Community. She was born October 28, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA., to Bessie (Thompson) and C. Wesley Hart and grew up in rural Bucks County. A member of Heritage Presbyterian Church, she was a loving wife, mother, grammy, aunt and friend to many who enjoyed her gracious hospitality.

Thelma was married for 66 years to Thomas W. Copeland, Jr. until his passing in 2007. She was also predeceased by her parents and brother, Ralph. She is survived by her sons Thomas W. III (Susan), Kenneth (Janice), and Paul (Karen); 7 grandchildren; 12 g-grandchildren; and her brother, William Hart, of Newtown, PA.

Services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at R.T. Foard & Jones F.H., 122 W. Main St., Newark, DE 19711. Friends and family may visit one hour prior beginning at 10AM. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contribution checks can be made to Heritage Presbyterian Church c/o the funeral home. To send condolences visit www.rtfoard.com.

R.T. Foard & Jones

Funeral Directors

& Crematory

A Life Celebration® Home


Funeral Home

R.T. Foard & Jones, inc.
122 West Main Street Newark, DE 19711
(302) 731-4627

Published in The News Journal on July 20, 2014