Robert Edward Coppola, 77, of Henderson County died at his home after an extended illness early Sunday morning, March 19, 2023.
Mr. Coppola was born in Danbury, CT to the late Joseph Charles and Elizabeth Helen (Yankowski) Coppola. On June 6, 1970, in Bethel, CT, he married his wife of 46 years, the former Barbara Kathryn O’Shea who died July 28, 2016. He proudly serviced his country in the United States Army Reserve and was honorably discharged. Mr. Coppola retired after 33 years as a police officer in Bethel and was dedicated to his profession.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving children, his son, Robert E. Coppola, Jr. and his wife, Amy of Hendersonville, NC and two daughters, Kim M. Halloran and her husband, Mark of Lake Villa, IL and Karen L. Moore and her husband, Shane of Spartanburg, SC. Also surviving are his two grandsons, William and Cameron; step-grandchildren, Joseph, Mya, Justin and Marquel; and sister, Carole Coppola Caprio of Bethel, CT. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved sister and brother, Barbara Coppola and Joseph Charles Coppola, Jr.
A memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Coppola will be held Saturday, April 29, 2023 at eleven o’clock in the morning at Church Street Funeral & Cremation Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be offered to The Joe Beretta Foundation, P.O. Box #777 Mount Juliet, TN 37121 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Bob will be forever missed by his loving and devoted family and many close friends. May God Grant Him Eternal Rest.
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