The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 3, 2012

James L. Kopco

STRONGSVILLE, OHIO — KOPCO – James L., 62, Strongsville, Ohio, passed away Nov. 1, 2012. Born in Johnstown on Feb. 7, 1950. Beloved husband of Andrea for 38 years. Loving father of Jeffrey (Sara) and James. Son of Rita and the late Louis. Brother of Richard (Sandy), Karen Davis, Rita Holtzman (David), William (Tracy) and Mary Beth Matulevicius (Steve). Grandfather of Luke, Hayden, Zachary and Valerie. Loving uncle and cousin. Jim was a sports enthusiast with a passion for coaching and enjoying time with his children and grandchildren. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jardine Funeral Home, 15822 Pearl Road, Strongsville. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Neumann Church, Strongsville. Memorial contributions can be made to the West Side Catholic Center, 3135 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113. (

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Tackling the area's drug problem.
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