March 4, 1931 - January 20, 2021
Eugene A. Kopan, age 89 of Mentor, passed away January 20, 2021, at Maple Ridge Senior Living in Willoughby. He was born March 4, 1931, in Cleveland, OH to the late Michael and Gizzella (Orinski) Kopan. Mr. Kopan had retired as the assistant to the director of Medical Education at the Cleveland Clinic for 22 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean conflict. He graduated from St. Ignatius High School and John Carroll University. A longtime member of St. John Vianney Church where he served as a Eucharistic minister, usher, and on the marriage encounter team. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Cleveland Bonsai Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He is survived by son, Michael (Gaye) Kopan; daughter, Milissa (Gregory – deceased) Kish; son, Mark (Marie) Kopan; grandchildren, Nathan and Kara Kopan, Justin Kish, David, and Alexandra Spalding; and a loving family of many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Margaret (Laurich) Kopan; and brothers, Ernest and Attila Kopan. A funeral mass will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor, OH 44060. Please meet at church. Masks are required and social distancing must be observed during all publicly attended events. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10 am Tuesday at the church. Private interment will be in All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, OH. Contributions may be made in his memory to the St. Vincent De Paul Pantry at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd. Mentor, OH 44060. Arrangements entrusted to the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor, OH 44060. Offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Eugene A. Kopan, age 89 of Mentor, passed away January 20, 2021, at Maple Ridge Senior Living in Willoughby. He was born March 4, 1931, in Cleveland, OH to the late Michael and Gizzella (Orinski) Kopan. Mr. Kopan had retired as the assistant... View Obituary & Service Information
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