HANOVER Salvatore "Sal" J. Coppola, 62, entered into God's eternal care Friday, May 17, 2013, at home with his loving family by his side. Sal was the loving husband of Diane (Rebert) Coppola, with whom he shared 29 years of marriage. Born August 12, 1950, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was the son of Michele and Gilda (Schiano DiCola) Coppola. Sal was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover. Sal began a 40 year career with his family in the restaurant business in 1973 with Scotto's Pizza in Hanover, later opening Jerry & Sal's Pizza, and more recently, Sal's Pizza and Subs. In addition to his loving wife, Sal is survived by his children, Heather Rohrbaugh and her husband, Scott of New Oxford, Lisa Novak and her husband, Nathan of Shrewsbury, Jill Coppola of Rock Hill, S.C., and Lea Coppola of Hanover; two grandchildren, Brett and Carly Rohrbaugh of New Oxford; four sisters, Melanina (Nina) Assi and her husband, Francesco of Hanover, Assunta (Susie) Castelnuovo of Hanover, Emma Schirripa and her husband, Julio of New Oxford, and Rosa Malvone and her husband, Gennaro of Hanover; and numerous nieces and nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Cino Castelnuovo. A funeral service to celebrate and remember Sal will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 30 W. Chestnut St., Hanover, with the Rev. Dr. Daniel M. Yeiser officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Cemetery. Viewings and times to share memories with the family will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the church parlor, as well as from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday. Serving as pallbearers will be Douglas Dickensheets, Richard Rebert, Armando Malvone, Giorgio Schirripa, Alex Castelnuovo, and Onofrio Assi. Contributions in Sal's memory may be made to the Hospice Program of the VNA of Hanover and Spring Grove, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331; or St. Matthew's Organ Restoration Fund, 30 W. Chestnut St., Hanover, PA 17331. The Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on May 19, 2013