- On June 2, 2020
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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