ELIZABETH A. COPELAND

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.

MONSON – Elizabeth A. Copeland, 85, died July 28, 2007, at a Bangor nursing home. She was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Willimantic, a daughter of Coney and Mildred (Knowles) Packard. She attended Willimantic schools and worked as a stitcher in area shoe shops for many years. Liz is survived by two daughters, Artella Moody of Willimantic and Charlotte and husband, Ivan Higgins, of Derby; a sister, Eila Packard of Brewer; stepson, Robert Copeland of Portland; four grandchildren, Jeffery and wife, Julie, Jackie and husband, Brian, Kevin and wife, Lou Anne, and Kim Higgins; five great-grandchildren, Charlie, Erick and Tim Moody, Ashley and Brandon Higgins. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest; brothers, Bruce and Lytle Packard; sisters, Marguerite Perry and Joyce Humphrey; her first husband, Everett Copeland; and son-in-law, Orville Moody. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak St., Guilford, where friends may call 1-3 p.m. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Willimantic. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Guilford Volunteer Fire Department, care of Niki Fortier, P.O. Box 420, Guilford, ME 04443. Those who wish may sign an online guest book at www.CrosbyNeal.com

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