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Joseph J. Kopko

February 16, 2020


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Joseph J. Kopko

February 16, 2020


Joseph J. Kopko, 70, of Laurel Run, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township.


Joe was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Joseph and Verna Fela Kopko. He was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School, class of 1967.  Joe owned and operated J.J. Kopko Mechanical, Inc. for many years prior to his retirement.


In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Kopko.


He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sharon Williams Kopko; children, Kelli Zagata and her husband, Ryan, York Haven; and Joseph R. Kopko, Laurel Run; grandson, Cole Zagata (AKA the little guy); and brother, Ronald Kopko and his wife, Jeanine, Doylestown; nieces and nephews.


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 11 AM at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Deacon Raymond Lenahan will officiate.


Friends may call on Saturday from 9 AM until the time of the service.


In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution in Joe’s name to the St. Vincent De Paul Kitchen, c/o Catholic Social Services, 33 East Northampton Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18701.


Online condolences may be sent by visiting Joe’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.