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Robert E. Kopie

October 29, 1936 ~ June 13, 2021 (age 84)


Robert E. Kopie, 84, of Butler passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Butler Memorial Hospital.

Born October 29, 1936 in Butler, he was a son of the late Pete and Anna (Uram) Kopie.

Robert retired from David J. Joseph Co. as a plant foreman following 45 years service. Robert along with his wife, Elizabeth, also ran a TV Sales and Service business which they worked during the evening hours for 25 years.

Robert and Betsy enjoyed dancing anywhere they could dance and were a members of the Tanglewood Center in Lyndora. During his youth, he did Cossack dancing for St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church in Lyndora of which he was a lifetime member. He also enjoyed golfing and especially time with his family.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War.

Surviving is his wife, Elizabeth (Betsy Erdos) Kopie, the love of his life whom he married June 22, 1963.

Two daughters, Tina Pounds and Lynn (Kenneth) Campbell, both of Butler.

Four grandchildren: Jina and Joseph Pounds, Kaitlyn and Nathan Campbell.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister and a son-in-law.

Visitation and Services were held privately at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001.


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