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 Clarence Linwood Copeland

Clarence Linwood Copeland

Birth
Berkley, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 27 Jan 2005 (aged 81)
Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 15, Lot 17
Memorial ID 100041178 · View Source
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Corporal, US Army
World War II, Korea

FALL RIVER ~ Clarence Linwood Copeland 81 of Elm Street Assonet, died Thursday January 27, 2005 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of Muriel M. (Caron) Copeland.

He was born in Berkley to the late Clarence E. and Isabel May (Chace) Copeland. He lived in Assonet all his life. He was a 1941 graduate of BMC Durfee High School in Fall River.

During World War II he was a corporal in the Army. He served in Europe in the Ardennnes, Rhineland and Central European campaigns, and received the American Service Medal, Victory Medal, and the European-African Middle Eastern Service Medal.

He worked at Hascon Industries as a machinist for 10 years and at Monument Manufacturing in Assonet for 15 years. He was a safety coordinator at Algonquin Gas for many years, retiring in 1986.

He was a member of the Freetown Fire Department for more than 40 years, eventually becoming chief.

He was an active member and a former director of the Freetown Historical Society, former chairman of the American Society of Tool and Manufacturing Engineers, a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and the Bristol County Fire Chiefs Association.

He was a member of the Freetown Lions Club, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6643 in East Freetown.

Mr. Copeland was a woodworking expert and made many pieces of furniture and other items. He enjoyed gardening, reading and spending time with his son, as they refurnished old tractors. He also enjoyed spending time in all seasons at his campground in Maine.

He was the brother of the late Kenneth, Donald and Arline Copeland and also Gertrude Mabardy.

Burial with full military honors will in Assonet Burying Ground. His funeral mass will be at the United Church of Assonet. Arrangements are by Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street Fall River.



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  • Maintained by: CopelandFamilyDescendants
  • Originally Created by: jtb
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100041178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence Linwood Copeland (26 Mar 1923–27 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100041178, citing Assonet Burying Ground, Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by CopelandFamilyDescendants (contributor 47567445) .