OSWEGO — Evelyn A. Copps, 88, of Oswego, passed away peacefully Aug. 6, 2019, at Bishop Commons, Oswego.  

She was born in Oswego, New York, to the late Karl and Marion (Saladin) Knuth. Mrs. Copps remained a lifetime resident of Oswego.  

She was a longtime past communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Oswego.  

Mrs. Copps had been an active volunteer with the Human Concern Center for more than 20 years. 

She will be lovingly remembered by her family as a devoted wife and mother. 

Mrs. Copps was pre-deceased by her husband Kenneth C. Copps in 2002.  

She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Anne Copps of Clifton Park, New York, and Charles and Betsy Copps of Fulton; four grandchildren,  Casey (Jeffrey) DiPaola, Heather (John Meglino) Copps, Kenny (Ashley) Copps, Auger Copps; two great-grandchildren, Evan and Corey DiPaola; and several nieces and nephews.  

The family extends their deep gratitude to the staff and residents of Bishop Commons for making her final years comfortable and happy.  

A calling hour will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego, followed with a prayer by her son Pastor Charles Copps.  

Burial and committal service will immediately follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.  

Donations may be made in honor of Evelyn to the Human Concerns Center, 85 E. Fourth St., Oswego, NY 13126.