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Frances A. "Fran" (Nowak) Coppola

October 25, 1943 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 73)

Frances A. "Fran" (Nowak) Coppola, 73, of rural Stillwater, died Wednesday afternoon, August 23rd, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Born October 25, 1943 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Catherine (Tychka) Nowak.  She and her husband, Robert J. "Bob" Coppola, would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on August 29th.

She was a graduate of St. Hubert's High School in Philadelphia and also attended the Camden County Community College.  Mrs. Coppola worked as a certified clinical assistant in New Jersey for many years. 

Mrs. Coppola was a member of the Town Hill United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.  Her hobbies included crafts, reading, quilting and needlepoint. 

Surviving, in addition to her husband, Bob, are her three children:  Jacqueline A. Morgan and her husband, David, of Berwick; Curtis M. Coppola and his wife, Theresa, of Stillwater; Sandra L. Rudzinski and her husband, Stephen, of Riverside, NJ; Also surviving are seven grandchildren:  Catrina, Ella, Ava, Tabatha, Stephen Jr., Juliana, and Anthony, as well as a brother, Alexander Nowak, Jr. and his wife, Gloria, of Philadelphia.

Private Services will be held Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 11 AM at the Town Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bethany P. Wood, her Pastor, officiating.  A Visitation will be held Saturday, September 2nd, from 10 AM until the time of the service at the Church.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny, PA 18655 or to the Geisinger Home Health and Hospice, 410 Glenn Avenue, Suite 200, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.   Arrangements are under the direction of the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:

Charitable donations may be made to:

Town Hill U.M.C.
417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny PA 18655

Geisinger Home Health and Hospice
410 Glenn Ave. Suite 200, Bloomsburg PA 17815

 Service Information

September 2, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Town Hill United Methodist Church
417 Town Hill Road
Shickshinny, PA 18655

Private Services

Town Hill United Methodist Church
417 Town Hill Road
Shickshinny, PA 18655

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