Lula Kopper: The maiden name of Lula Kopper, a former...

March 05, 1996

Lula Kopper: The maiden name of Lula Kopper, a former librarian at Enoch Pratt Free Library, was reported incorrectly Tuesday. She is the former Lula Bowen.

Lula O. Kopper, 82, librarian, volunteer

Lula O. Kopper, a former librarian at Enoch Pratt Free Library and a volunteer, died last Tuesday Feb. 27 of congestive heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 82 and lived in Roland Park.

The former Lula Owen, whose ancestors arrived in Southern Maryland in the late 1600s, was a native Baltimorean who graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1934.


She served on the board of the Bryn Mawr School, from which she graduated in 1930, and on the coordinating council of the Keswick Home. She volunteered at Meals-On-Wheels and was a member of the Society of Colonial Dames and a past president of the Cliff Dwellers Garden Club.

Services were held yesterday. She is survived by Survivors include her husband, John M. Kopper, whom she married in 1947; a son, John M. Kopper Jr. of Norwich, Vt.; a daughter, Lula Bowen Kopper of Arlington, Mass.; and two grandchildren.

Louise H. Mazzone, 81, bookkeeper

Louise H. Mazzone, 81, a retired bookkeeper who had two sons who rose to the top ranks of the Maryland State Police, died Feb. 29 of circulatory failure at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point, N.J. He was 81.

Services for the former Louise H. Erskine, who was born in Atlantic City, N.J., and lived in Absecon, N.J., were held yesterday. Monday, March 4.

Her husband of 51 years, Joseph Mazzone Sr., died in 1981.

She is survived by Survivors include three sons, Joseph Mazzone Jr. of Apollo Beach, Fla., retired state police Lt. Col. Frank Mazzone of Cologne, N.J., and state police Lt. Col. Charles Mazzone of Woodlawn; a daughter, Marie L. D'Amato of Absecon; two brothers, Dr. Frederick A. Erskine of Bargaintown, N.J. and Charles T. Erskine of Brigantine, N.J.; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

Lt. Cmdr. James Dee, 34, academy graduate, pilot

A memorial service for Lt. Cmdr. James M. Dee, 34, Naval Academy graduate and pilot, was held yesterday at the U.S. Naval Academy chapel in Annapolis.

Commander Dee died Feb. 24 when his aircraft crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Southern California. The New York native, who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1983, was assigned to the carrier USS Kitty Hawk.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; his mother, Maria Dee of Marblehead, Mass.; two sisters, Katherine Updegrove of Marblehead and Laura Dee of New York; a brother, Navy Cmdr. Thomas Dee of Indian Head Md.; and several nieces and nephews.

Pub Date: 3/05/96

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