Muriel Goldberg


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1. Dr. Arnold Irving Copeland

Muriel Goldberg 1 2 3

  • Born: 12 Jul 1916, Union Hill, Morris, NJ, USA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Dr. Arnold Irving Copeland on 26 Nov 1939 in Brooklyn, Kings, NY 1
  • Died: 22 Aug 2016, Rye, Westchester, NY, USA at age 100 2 3
  • Buried: Valhalla, Westchester, NY, USA 2 3

   Another name for Muriel was Molly Goldberg.

   FamilySearch ID: GV95-DR7.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Journal News: obituary of Muriel Copeland on 24 Aug 2016 in White Plains, Westchester, NY, USA. 3 Muriel Copeland of Rye, NY, died August 22, 2016, at the Osborn in Rye. She was 100 years old. Born July 12, 1916, in Union Hill, NJ, she was the daughter of Gertrude and Benjamin Goldberg. She graduated from Columbia University School of Optometry in 1937 and was one of the first female optometrists licensed in New York State. She practiced optometry for many years in Port Chester and Rye Brook, NY, along with her husband and eventually her son and daughter-in-law. She is survived by her son, Dr. Arthur Copeland and his wife Judy of Stamford, and two daughters; Jacqueline Beecher of Chapel Hill, NC, and Jill Simbari of Millwood, NY. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Dr. Arnold Copeland, who died in 1997; two sisters and a brother. She was also predeceased by her son-in-law, Russell Beecher. Services will be held at the William H. Graham Funeral Home in Rye on Wednesday, August 24 at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Sharon Gardens in Valhalla, NY.

Muriel married Dr. Arnold Irving Copeland on 26 Nov 1939 in Brooklyn, Kings, NY.1 (Dr. Arnold Irving Copeland was born on 4 Jul 1915 in Brooklyn, Kings, NY,1 4 died on 28 Sep 1997 in Boston, Suffolk, MA 1 4 and was buried in Valhalla, Westchester, NY, USA 4.)


1 "The Daily Times (Mamaroneck, NY)," 30 Sep 1997, page 14. Obituary of Dr. Arnold Copeland.

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3 The Journal News (White Plains, NY), 24 Aug 2016, page A10, obituary of Muriel Copeland.

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