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Helen Copley

September 2, 1933 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 88)


Helen  Louise (Tolley) Copley
Helen passed the evening of June 12th, 2022 with family by her side at Trinity Community of Fairborn. She was born September 2nd, 1933 to Charles and Effie Tolley. She loved filling her time with activities such as crafts, sewing and quilting. Helen was an avid television and movie watcher who also enjoyed sitting around the table with family playing cards and games. She was a member of Eastern Star Chapter #526 Brookville, OH. She worked through the years as a cosmetologist, school cafeteria worker and nursing assistant.
She will be remembered for her fun, witty and loveable personality. She touched the hearts of all that knew her. Our family would like to thank the staffs at Trinity Community at Fairborn and Hospice of Dayton for taking such greater care of Helen. These staff members became extended family who Helen loved as well. 
Helen is survived by her daughter Gwen Eshelman and her husband Glenn Eshleman; granddaughter Renee Wilburn and her husband Terry Wilburn; great grandchildren AJ Petry and Kourtney Petry; sisters Delores Scott and Ella Copley. Helen is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and family and her beloved furry friend Rusty. She is proceeded in death by her husband Andrew Copley, sister Margaret Stewart, brother Charles Tolley and parents Charles and Effie Trolley.
Visitation: Saturday, June 25th, 2022 at Preble Memory Gardens Funeral Center
3377 US Route 35 East
West Alexandria, Oh
10:00AM ~ 11:00AM funeral immediately after. Services is being done by Reverend Dr. Robert Smitley Chaplain
12:00PM Helen Copley celebration of life back at Community Center.
Donations may be made to Hospice Of Dayton.


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June 25, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Preble Memory Gardens Funeral Center, East West Alexandria, US

Funeral Service
June 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Preble Memory Gardens Funeral Center, East West Alexandria, US

Celebration of Life

Community Center

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