Maria Butucaru-Copacel, 54, of Lodi, died on Nov. 18. She was born Jan. 30, 1958 in Romania.
Ms. Butucaru-Copacel worked as a delivery driver for Morris Auto Parts in Lodi, and in customer service in various department stores. She enjoyed reading, sewing, knitting, arts and crafts, traveling and gardening. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and grandson, and had a great affection for animals.
Maria is survived by her daughter, Tia Rendell; former husband, Walter Rendell IV; and grandson.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Committal will be private. There will be no visitation.
Lodi All Faiths is assisting the family with the arrangements.