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Joseph G. Kopecki Jr. Joseph G. Kopecki Jr.

Joseph G. Kopecki Jr.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

former PPL foreman

Joseph G. Kopecki Jr., 77, of Macungie, died June 22, 2020, in his home. He was the husband of Nancy E. (Sillmann) Kopecki. They celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary April 14. Born in Columbia, Lancaster County, he was a son of the late Joseph G. and Virginia L. (Fyler) Kopecki.

He was an Air Force veteran and served with the 552nd Airborne during the Vietnam era.

He was a maintenance machinist and foreman at PPL’s Holtwood Power Plant for many years.

He was a member of Solomon’s UCC, Macungie.

He was also a member of the American Legion Post #16, Slatington.

He is survived by his wife; children, Steven D. and his wife, Lisa, of Lake Stevens, Wash., Kenneth E. and his wife, Vickey, of Allentown, Dawn M., of New York, N.Y.; grandchildren, Alyssa Devine, Holly Rivera, Aaron, Zachary, Jacob; great-granddaughters, Alexa, Aubree, Emma; brothers, Richard and his wife, Debra, of York, Kenneth and his partner, Linda Nuss, of Bainbridge, Dixie McCauley and her husband, Larry, of Harrisburg.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, 18017 or Animals in Distress, P.O. Box 609, 5075 Limeport Pike, Coopersburg, 18036.

There will be a calling period 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 26 at the Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., 274 N. Krocks Road, Allentown. Funeral services will be private.