Frank C. Kopstys, 91, of Forty Fort passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton.
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Born in Plains Township on Sept. 18, 1921, he was the son of the late Dominik and Veronica Kupstas. He graduated from Plains High School.
Frank served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II from 1943 to 1946 in the European Theater of Operations, stationed mainly in England and Germany, attaining the rank of staff sergeant. Upon his return, he was employed by Community Motors of Kingston until his retirement.
Frank was an avid golfer, proudly posting four holes-in-one during his golfing career. He and his wife had spent many winters in Florida.
Frank was preceded in death by his sisters, Helen Rodeghiero and Genevieve Dragon; and nephew, John Dragon.
He is survived by his wife, the former Imelda Brislin; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Monica Church, formerly Our Lady of Sorrows, West Wyoming. Friends are respectfully asked to go directly to the church. There will be no calling hours. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth.
The family wishes to commend the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, as well as the Village of Greenbriar, Dallas, for the wonderful care provided to Frank during his illness.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2013