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Acton, MA 01720
Phone: 978-263-5333
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"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Acton Funeral Home
"My Dear Nancy, my deepest condolences to you and your family. I have fond memories of our younger selves many years ago and the fun we ..."
— Lorna Harris
"Cheryl, We cannot tell you how sorry we are to hear about your dad. Please extend our sympathy to your mom and the rest of your famil..."
— Terry & Janice Burris
"We'll always remember your tractor in the Parade & having a cookout on Fifer's day."
— Chris & Nancy Fillmore
"Dear Nancy, Wendy and Cheryl, Our sincerest condolences to all of you during such a sad time. "
— Eddie & Mary Corr
"We were very sorry to hear of Copey's passing. Dad will so miss him for morning coffee hour at Dunkin; he's very grateful for all the laughs,..."
— Moe MacLeod & Family
"I am sending my prayers and condolences to each of you. Rest In Peace Copey. "
— Phyllis Young

Obituary for Donald F. "Copey" Copeland

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Donald F. Copeland, 82, of Boxborough, MA, a retired Captain of the Acton Fire Department, died Thursday October 4, 2018 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy A. (Prescott) Copeland; 2 daughters: Wendy Railton, her husband David and their children Aaron and Taylor of Bermuda, and Cheryl MacDonald, her husband James and their children Brandon and Alex of North Carolina; a brother Robert Copeland and wife Marcia of New Hampshire; and many nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his son, Donald F. Copeland, Jr., and sisters Carolyn O'Brien and Janice Weldon.

Born in Taunton, he was the son of the late George and Louise (Leonard) Copeland, and was a graduate of Taunton High School Class of 1954. He served for 38 years on the Acton Fire Department and was one of the first 7 appointed permanent firefighters in the town. An excellent mechanic, he loved to engineer projects, work on his cars and tractors, and invite family and friends to spend time in "Don's Room" at the house. He will be greatly missed by all.

Visiting hours are Wednesday October 10th from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 P.M. in South Cemetery, Burroughs Road, Boxborough. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial gifts to benefit the Emerson Hospital. Checks may be made payable to the Emerson Health Care Foundation Inc. 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742, online at https://www.emersonhospital.org/support-emerson

Visitation

When Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location
Acton Funeral Home
Address
470 Massachusetts Avenue
Acton, MA 01720
Additional Information In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial gifts to benefit the Emerson Hospital. Checks may be made payable to the Emerson Health Care Foundation Inc. 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742, online at https://www.emersonhospital.org/support-emerson

Service Information

When
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 1:30pm
Officiating
Rev. Cindy Worthington-Berry
Location
South Cemetery
Address
Burroughs Road
Boxborough, MA 01719

Interment Information

Location
South Cemetery
Address
Burroughs Road
Boxborough, MA 01719