Francis J. Coppola

Francis J. Coppola, 75, of Lower Macungie Twp., passed away January 23, 2018 in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp. He was the husband of Carol A. (Prydybasz) Coppola. They were married for 46 years last September. He worked as a corporate tax analyst at Air Products and Chemicals in Trexlertown until retiring. Born in Coaldale, PA, he was the son of the late Frank and Rose (Fredicine) Coppola. He was a graduate of Desales University. Francis was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member and longtime usher at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown. Frank was an avid history buff who loved reading his newspapers! He also loved spending time with his family, playing with his “grand dogs” and his Thursday night pool group with his neighborhood friends. His granddaughter was the light of his life for the past 6 years.

Survivors: Wife, Son: Michael F. Coppola of Lower Macungie Twp., Daughter: Gina M. wife of Casey Tomlinson of Lower Macungie Twp., Sisters: Jean Taylor of Vero Beach, FL and Rosanne Guadagino of Easton, PA, and a Granddaughter: Giuliana M. Tomlinson, and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, at 2 P.M. in St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1040 Flexer Ave., Allentown. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton Sts. Allentown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1040 Flexer Ave., Allentown, PA 18103.

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