AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Marie E. Kopey, 65, who died unexpectedly early Thursday morning August 4, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Marie was born Aug. 4, 1946, in Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County) the daughter of Steve and Mary Kirtos Niznik.
She was a graduate of Campbell Memorial High School and had worked as a sales clerk for Rhiel Supply for 11 years before retiring this year.
She was a member of St. Joseph Church and Ladies Auxiliary of the Eagles No. 3298 in Austintown, Ohio.
She is survived by her husband, Robert J. Kopey, whom she married Nov. 10, 1973; a son, Bob (Stephanie) Kopey of Youngstown; a brother, Steve (Fran) Niznik of Struthers, Ohio; two grandchildren, Bobby and Lydia Kopey; and nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Carole Amendola.
Prayers will begin Monday morning at 10 a.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel.