On Thursday, July 15, 2021, Concetta Maria Copeland died peacefully in her home surrounded by her three children at the age of 77.
Concetta ("Cookie") was born in South Hackensack, NJ on June 28, 1944. She is preceded in death by her parents Sam and Margo Ranola and her sister Deborah. She is survived by her loving daughters Jill Copeland and Laura Veronee and her beloved son Michael (Joy) Copeland; her sisters Marie (Carmine) Ursetta, Sharon Hall; her brothers Frankie (Kathy) Ranola and Sam Ranola; devoted granchildren Tyler (Jessica) Veronee, Samantha Copeland, Hannah Veronee, and Joey Copeland; nieces and nephews Renee Bills, Kami Hall, and Tommy (Selena) Bills; great-niece Taylor Bills.
Cookie had a life-long love affair with making jewelry and was also known for her appreciation for make-up, nail polish, the Hallmark channel, and good food.
She will be remembered by her family, most of all, for her sense of humor and love of her furbabies and grand furbabies: Missy, Buttons, Mr Chubbs, Lola, Puffy, Budd, Katie, Marie, Shelby, Dakota, Tucker, and Zilla.
A small gathering of her immediate family was held at her home in Schererville, IN.