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Edward Donald Kopshever

  • On June 2, 2020
  • 16 Comments

Edward Donald Kopshever, age 74 of McMurray, PA formerly of Pinckeyville, IL passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020. Born on July 30, 1945, he was the son of the late Edward and Dorothy Kopshever. Beloved husband to Beth Ann Kopshever. Loving father to Brad (Michele) Riggio and Kelly Kopshever. Loving brother to Mike (Dawn) Kopshever, Tom Kopshever, and David (Judy) Kopshever, and sister in-law Mary Kopshever. Cherished Pap to Bryan Kopshever and Jace Riggio. Dear brother-in-law to Dana and David Perardi. He was also survived by many nieces and nephews. Edward was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Kopshever.

Edward proudly served in the United States Navy as a CTT2 from December 1965 to October 1969. He was a member of the DuQuion American Legion, Elks Club in DuQuion, Illinois, U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association and the VFW in McMurray. Edward worked at Consol Energy for 42 years and retired as the General Manager of the Purchasing Department in 2012. He enjoyed reading and golfing and was an avid Notre Dame football, Cardinal baseball and Steelers fan. Edward most importantly enjoyed spending time with his grandsons and will be dearly missed by all.

Family and friends are welcome on Friday, June 5, 2020 from 3 PM – 7 PM at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546. A blessing service with full military honors will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Burial will take place at National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Heart Association

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16 Comments

Sharon
  • Jun 2 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories of Ed be beautiful. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sharon Robinson (David’s cousin)
Ruth Showalter
  • Jun 2 2020
Beth..... thinking of you at this difficult time.... prayer to you and your family...(Hugs)😓🙏🏻
Patty
  • Jun 2 2020
So sorry for your loss Beth. You have my deepest condolences. Patty (Kern) Maynor
Dave Lafferty
  • Jun 2 2020
My condolences to your family. I had the pleasure of working with Ed at CONSOL. He was a very genuine person.
Laura
  • Jun 2 2020
My heart is breaking for you all. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences,
Laura
  • Jun 2 2020
Beth, My heart is breaking for you all. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences,
Lynne Harkreader
  • Jun 2 2020
Beth and Family I am so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. I always enjoyed sitting by you all at Franco’s. You and your family are in my thought and prayers.
Maria Solomon
  • Jun 2 2020
So very sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Ed always laughing and smiling. May his memory be Eternal 🙏✝️ With Sympathy Maria Solomon
Louis Haddad
  • Jun 2 2020
Beth and family. Words cannot describe the awful sadness we feel for all of you. Ed was such a great guy never met a stranger and was so enjoyable to always talk to. Many great times with him at Francos which we will always cherish. May his memory be eternal and god bless all of you during this difficult time. With much love and friendship Lou and Bob
john knight
  • Jun 3 2020
thinking of you and your family at this very sad time john and shirley knight
Darryl Husenits
  • Jun 3 2020
My condolences for your great loss. I worked with Ed many years and learned a lot from him. He was a good man and beat me numerous times on the golf course. Keeping your family in prayer during this difficult time.
Jamelle Price
  • Jun 3 2020
Kelly and Family, I am saddened by the loss of Ed. I was fortunate enough to spend a little time with him prior to his retirement at CONSOL. It was great getting to know him. May you and the family be filled with great memories of your time together. Peace be with you during this difficult time. The Price Family, Jamelle, Sharon and Troy (Gerri Smith's Grandkids)
Judy turner
  • Jun 3 2020
Our deepest sympathy to Beth and her family. We're praying you will sense the hand of God giving you comfort during time time of loss.
Greg Moffa
  • Jun 4 2020
My condolences to the Kopshever family. I had a lot of fun working with Ed thru the years. He will be missed.
Terry and Sparky
  • Jun 11 2020
Beth, we are very sorry to learn of Ed's passing. He always had a great smile and pleasant demeanor and when he entered-- the room was improved. May the love of YHWH and the promise of His son, Jesus, comfort you and your family at his time and forever. Terry and Sparky Beggs
Darlene Kellner
  • Jul 14 2020
Beth, I am Ed's cousin Darlene Unbehaun Kellner and have only had contact with Ed via facebook. I've enjoyed seeing your family pictures and seeing Ed's big smile! He was always quite the character, very funny and full of life. I must admit at one time long ago I had a big crush on Ed. My girlfriend and I...ha! Even embarrassed myself with a letter to him. Oh what we do when we are young. I'm sure he loved all the attention. As everyone, I was shocked to hear of Ed's passing and I am very sorry for your loss. I am the last of the Unbehauns so I am representing the family when I say "I am sending you our deepest condolences". Praying for you and your family. Please tell Mike, Tom and David my heart breaks for them...those Kopshever boys were always quite the team...sending my love.
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