February 19, 1941 - March 6, 2021
Edna Lorraine Coppage, 80, of Nanjemoy, MD passed away Saturday, March 6th, 2021 surrounded by family and close friends. Edna was born in Washington, DC to the late Wilson C. and Edna L. Switzer. She was a 1958 graduate of Suitland High School in Suitland, Maryland and a graduate of the Washington School for Secretaries. At her retirement, she was Director of Administration at the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association in Alexandria, Virginia. She had held numerous important positions in her career with the National Tooling and Machining Association in Ft. Washington, MD, Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) in Old Town Alexandria, VA and The United States Independent Telephone Pioneers Association (USITA) on K Street in Washington, DC. Edna is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Richard G. Coppage of Nanjemoy, Maryland: 3 children: David R. Coppage, 52 of La Plata, MD and Daniel S. 45 and Emily K. Coppage of Nanjemoy, MD and a brother-in-law Ronald K. Coppage of Lost River, WV. Throughout the years, she had three special Bichon Frise dogs named Elle, Emme and Bella. She enjoyed spending quality time with family and close friends throughout the Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC areas. She was particularly fond of Dan and Emily’s weekend house on the Potomac River in Nanjemoy, having Ledo’s Pizza with her husband, and seeing her two adopted sons Kevin Mackey and Brian Droneberger along with their families. She donated much of her time and efforts making blankets for needy children for The Linus Project. A private burial will be held in Nanjemoy, MD with a celebration of life party to be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made and sent in Edna’s memory to the American Cancer Society of Washington DC, the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation or Sibley Memorial Hospital of Washington DC.
Edna Lorraine Coppage, 80, of Nanjemoy, MD passed away Saturday, March 6th, 2021 surrounded by family and close friends. Edna was born in Washington, DC to the late Wilson C. and Edna L. Switzer. She was a 1958 graduate of Suitland High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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