William Edward Copley Sr.
Copley was born August 21, 1935 in Mount Pleasant, PA and raised in Garden
City, PA. He was the oldest of four children of Hank and Florence Boyer
Copley. He graduated from
was inducted into the
Bill worked for Colonial Parking, Brandywine Race Track, and a top salesman at Levitz Furniture. He owned and operated COPLEY'S Tavern.
Bill was predeceased by his eldest son, William E. Copley Jr. and his loving dogs, Duke, Stumpy, Sparky, and Greta.
Bill's loving heart will be deeply missed by his mother Florence Copley; his devoted wife of 50 years, Gertrude Hazzard Copley; his two sons and two daughters, Joseph Copley and wife Catrina, Jerome Copley, Cathy Copley, and Elizabeth Copley Schiavone; three grandchildren, Evelyn Copley Schiavone, William and Annabelle Copley; his three sisters, Florine Burkhard and husband Edward, Elizabeth Honnald, and Mary Jane Copley; a number of nieces and nephews; his many friends and his dog, Stella.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Delaware Humane Association 701 A Street Wilmington DE 19801.
Friday 1:30AM at the Pagano Funeral Home,
Visitation: Friday 12-1:30 PM, Interment: Private
of flowers please send donations to the Delaware SPCA,
Online Condolences may be made to paganofuneralhome.com
Pagano Funeral Home
Published in The News Journal on January 22, 2013