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“Michelle and Darryl,May you find comfort in the fond and loving memories of your mother. A wonderful kind soft spoken Lady. My deepest condolences. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Wandy Prather - Germantown, MD

“To Michelle,I wanted to express my heartfelt sympathy for your loss. I smile every time I recall stories you would come to work and tell us about...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa Carr - Mount Airy, MD

“Michelle and Darryl, Our thoughts and prayers are with you both. May God comfort and give you peace that only He can. Love The Hoes Family ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Waunita Hoes - Greenbelt, MD

“Michelle and Darryl,I've been trying to find the right words to express my condolences of the passing of Auntie Mary. You know God put people in one...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Donna Copeland - Washington, DC

“Mom, every day is a struggle since you've been gone but i know you're in a better place. Words can't describe how much i miss you. Rest easy momma. ...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Darryl Copeland - Frederick, MD

“Michelle, Darryl and family : We are thinking of you during this time. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Sonya Gibson - Baltimore, MD

“Mom, thank you for making all the sacrifices you made to raise us. You made me the man that i am today. I hope ive made you proud. Rest easy momma....Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Darryl Copeland - Frederick, MD

“May you now rest in peace wrapped in HIS arms. Prayers of comfort and peace for the entire family. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Nicole Conn - Family

“Condolences from Ayton family . May she Rest In Peace ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Tony Ayton - Gaithersburg, MD

“To my family:"Tissy' was a life well lived for giving to others. I was 'her child' before she was blessed with Michelle & Darryl. There was nothing...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Plummer - Gaithersburg, MD

“Ms. Copeland was one of the kindest ladies that I knew. I miss her every time I I walk by her chair at the center. I will never be able to eat a...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Cathy Wescoat - Linthicum, MD


Mary Marie Copeland quietly went home with God on February 21, 2018. She was the fourth of seven children born to the late Blanche Rebecca and Raymond David Copeland of Gaithersburg, Maryland. She was born on November 4, 1938.

Mary attended the Montgomery County Public Schools. She graduated in 1956 from Carver High School, which is now the Montgomery County Board of Education, in Rockville, Maryland.

She was employed at Melwood Farm in Gaithersburg, Maryland for 35 years. She later went on to work at Glass Mental Health Home in Ellicott City, Maryland for two years, then retired from Giant Foods of Frederick, Maryland in December 2010.

Her interest included family, gardening, cooking and baking her infamous pound cakes and chocolate chip cookies. Mary was a big Baltimore Orioles fan as well as a lover of the Green Bay Packers.

Mary leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter, Michelle and son, Darryl (Heather); two grandchildren, Alexandra and Tyler Copeland; one sister, Bernice Hall (Ronnie) and a host of nieces, nephews cousins and other relatives and friends. Preceding Mary in death was one sister, Elizabeth Copeland and four brothers, Tom Claggett, Lawrence, Charles and Arthur Copeland.