Dorothy E. Coppola
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Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt
FITCHBURG -- Dorothy E. (Peterson) Coppola, 71, of Fitchburg, passed away at HealthAlliance Hospital on December 20, 2012. Dottie was a longtime resident of Leominster until 2005 when she entered Kindred Nursing Home in Fitchburg where she lived the remainder of her life.
She was born on March 3, 1941 to Clyde Peterson and Sara Peterson in Johnstown, PA.
She worked for many years as an activities director at Riverside apartment complex in Leominster.
She enjoyed fishing, antique collecting, cooking and animals, but her greatest joy was her family.
She was predeceased by her son, Marco N. Coppola, and her life companion, Albert V. (Robay) Spagnuola.
She is survived by her daughter, Maria L. (Coppola) Pfeifle and son-in-law, Raymond G. Pfeifle III of Winchendon; and her two sons, Anthony T. Coppola and Michael R. Coppola, both of Fitchburg. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Raymond G. Pfeifle IV, Ethan A. Pfeifle, Julia S. Pfeifle, Michael R. Coppola and Mathew A. Coppola. She is also survived by her sister, Donna (Peterson) Robert; and her brother, Robert Peterson; and several nieces and nephews.
COPPOLA -- At her request, no service will be held. Her family will hold a private memorial and scattering of her ashes in the spring.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Dec. 31, 2012