Mary Kopec

Obituary of Mary E. Kopec

Mary E. Kopec of Hopatcong, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, November, 7, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 80 years old. Mary was born on December 5, 1940 in Irvington, NJ to the late John and the late Anne (Merringer) Cannon. Mary was a secretary employed at the Calais School in Whippany, NJ where she retired after 31 years. She attended Seton Hall University and was an active parishioner of St. Jude RC Church in Hopatcong. Mary enjoyed cooking, walking, Zumba and the beach but most importantly, she loved spending time with her cherished family. Mary is survived by her four devoted children; Catherine Kopec, Cheryl McManus and husband, William, Glenn Kopec and wife, Patricia and Craig Kopec and wife, Patricia and her cherished grandchildren, Ryan, Kaitlyn, Megan, Troy, Brooke and Madeleine. Additional survivors include her special partner of 25 years, Donald Mayfield and her siblings, Carol Bogdan, Eileen Stecher, Diane Halter, Barbara Ferraro and John Cannon. Mary was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, John in 1992. Mary's Life Celebration Services will include a Memorial Mass at St. Jude RC Church, 40 Maxim Drive, Hopatcong, NJ 07843 on Friday December 17th at 1:00PM. All services are entrusted to the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home of Landing, NJ. For memorial donations, please consider, Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice Memorial Foundation, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860. (www.karenannquinlanhospice.org)
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