John S. Kopperman

July 8, 1962  -  June 5, 2017


John S. Kopperman July 8, 1962 to June 5, 2017

John Kopperman, Loving and cherished father of 5 year old Gwendlyn Kopperman, beloved son of Mort and Patricia Kopperman, Brother to Robert Kopperman, Linda Petersen and Gary Kopperman, Uncle to Ted Petersen IV, Garrett Petersen, Mark Kopperman and Scott Kopperman passed after a long and courageous battle with cancer. John also left behind friends that he genuinely loved and cared for both in Pittsburgh and Canadohta Lake. In lieu of flowers, we are hoping to fulfill Johns goal of providing for his 5 year old daughters education. Gifts can be sent to Gwendlyn Kopperman in care of Mark Kopperman, 144 Harmony Rd. Wexford, PA 15090. A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, June 10, 4-9 PM at the Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home, 301 Curry Hollow Rd "Lebanon Church Road", Pittsburgh 15236. Online condolences may be left at


Saturday from 4 - 9 p.m.

301 Curry Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236

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John, Where do I start. You were the kindest brother I could of ever asked for. You were the sweetest father, great son and tremendous friend to those you cared about. Life for me will never be quite the same. Dinners will be different, The lake will be different. Seeing your daughter being raised with your influences will be different, Losing a best friend changes the game. You will be in heaven when we all finally find our way there. I am sure the grass will be mowed, the bushes will be trimmed and the house will be ready for visitors. You were unique in so many ways but so much like your brothers and sister . You were the most giving man I ever met. I will miss you more than words can say. Being with you at the hospital, holding your hand as you took your last breath hopefully brought you some comfort knowing we were art your side. You suffered so much and seeing you at peace was such a relief but that relief turned to grief knowing how permanent not seeing that smile of your is. With love and admiration to one of the best brothers God could of given me, G...

 Posted Wed, 07/12/2017 - 1:30pm
Todd Drelick(Canadohta Lake)

R.I.P. John. Make God wrap his loving arms around your family and friends.

 Posted Thu, 06/08/2017 - 8:41am
Stephanie L Walker

I was deeply saddened to hear that John had passed away .. I have seen many pictures of him online with his family and he looks like kindest man.. I was especially touched when I saw John with his beautiful daughter. My thoughts and prayers are with Gwendlyn .. I am Thinking of you all as you celebrate John's remarkable life..
May God bring you some peace at this very sad time..

 Posted Wed, 06/07/2017 - 4:25pm

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