Joan Koppey, 82, Conestoga Wood retiree, enjoyed traveling, time with family

By on December 28, 2016

Joan Koppey, 82, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Fla., after a brief illness.

Born in New York City, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Victoria Pappas. She was the loving wife of Robert F. Koppey, celebrating 60 years of marriage in September.

Joan was active in Bellerose Assembly of God in New York as a youth leader and Sunday School teacher, as well as a Sunday School teacher at the Missionary Church in Shillington. She retired from Conestoga Wood Specialties Inc. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, traveling, and other hobbies.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a son: Wayne, husband of Carmella Ream Koppey, of Terre Hill; and a daughter: Sharon, wife of David Whipple, of Brownstown; four grandchildren: Matt (Grayce), Alyssa, Kaitlyn, and Lauryn.

She was preceded in death by a son: Bradley Koppey; and three siblings.

Services were held Dec. 27 at Reamstown Church of God, Stevens. Interment will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reamstown Church of God Building Fund, P.O. Box 98, Stevens, PA 17578.

Furman’s Funeral Home, Leola, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at

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