James J. Kopchinski, 56, of North Versailles, died at home Thursday January 28, 2016. He was born October 13, 1959 in McKeesport, a son of the late Anthony and Laura M. Jozwick Kopchinski and was also preceded in death by a brother Raymond. He was a retired employee of U. S. Steel, Edgar Thompson Works, Braddock, and a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport.
He is survived by siblings, Anthony (Lorraine) Kopchinski, Thomas (Kathy) Kopchinski, and Maryanne (Mark) Klepach, also nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation will be Monday only from 9:30 to 10:40 a.m. at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. in St. Robert Bellarmine Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Polish Catholic Cemetery in White Oak. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to Three Rivers Hospice, 1195 Jack’s Run Road, North Versailles, PA 15137.
Originally published January 30, 2016.