- Stephen Joseph Chopek III, 64, of Port Orange passed away peacefully on Saturday, June, 22, 2013.A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 P.M., today Tuesday, June, 25, 2013 at Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange. The family will receive friends for a gathering thirty minutes prior to the service. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M on Saturday, June, 29, 2013 at Shannon Rocap Funeral Home in Milliville, New Jersey, 24 N. 2nd Street, 08332. He will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with military honors at a later date. Stephen was born on August, 19, 1948 in Milliville, New Jersey to the late Edna (Tozer) and John W. Chopek. Stephen served proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, and received a Purple Heart for his faithful service. He received his Bachelor's Degree from University of Central Florida in 2006. Locally Stephen own and operated C&O Construction in Port Orange area for many years. He was a member of the South Daytona Lions Club, D.A.V., and Honey Pots Men's Golf League. He loved spending time with this family, especially his grandchildren, golf, and restoring classic cars. Survivors include, wife Carol D. Orrell-Chopek; son, Stephen J. (Leah) Chopek IV; daughter, Stephanie H. Chopek, step-daughter, Julie Ann Hutchinson; step-son, Brent Robert Orrell; grandchildren, Stephen, Noah, Nathan, Skylar; step-grandchildren, Faith Izabelle, Macie Eden, and Austen Michael. He also leaves behind many extended family member, and close friends. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Stephens honor to The
at www.cancer.org, or PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718. Arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange. Condolences may be shared at www.lohmanfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on June 25, 2013