Mr. Gary J. Copp

  • Born: April 26, 1941
  • Died: March 17, 2012
  • Location: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd.

139 Main St
Wellsboro, PA 16901

Tel. (570) 724-4637

Tribute & Message From The Family

Gary J. Copp, 70, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, passed

away March 17, 2012. He was born April 26, 1941 in

Elmira, NY. Gary was a former employee of Genesee

Brewery, Rochester NY and Stroh's Brewery Tampa, FL.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge. Predeceased

by his parents, Leland Copp and Vera Smith, brother-

in-law, Fred Wilcox. He is survived by his children,

Julie (Donald) Willis, Jr., FL; Vickie Priestley (William

Smith, Jr.) of WV, Franceen (Jeff) DeBadts of NY and

Thomas Copp of FL. Nieces and nephews, Marcia

(James) Allen, Michael (Donna) Wilcox, Daniel (Belva)

Wilcox, Kelly (Ron) Kendall. Grandchildren, Donald

Willis III, Justin (Michelle) Willis, Ian Tierson, Joshuah

Smith, Shane (Nicole) DeBadts, Stacia Kelley. Great-

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Grandchildren, Elexianna DeBadts, Brennan DeBadts

and Jayden Willis. Friends and family are invited to

Gary's Life Celebration on Saturday March 24, 2012

from 6:00- 8:00 PM at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a

"Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro,

Pa., Funeral Sunday, March 25 at 2:00 PM at the

Funeral Home with Rev. Donald S. Miller officiating.

Burial, Shumway Hill Cemetery, Charleston Twp. To

share your fondest memories of Gary, visit


Condolence & Memory Journal


Gary was my father in law and also my friend. He always had a story to tell and a hand to lend. We will all miss him, and hope that he has finally found the peace he'd been looking for.Much love to him.

Posted by Rachel E. Priestley - Rochester, NY - friend   March 26, 2012


Gary was a dear friend to my late husband and i. He will be greatly missed

Posted by jeanne johnstone - sodus, NY - friend   March 25, 2012