Michael G. Coppola, 72, Lake Ariel, died Saturday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Camille Gabriel Coppola.
Mr. Coppola was born in Bronx, N.Y., lived in Staten Island for 14 years, and Bridgewater, N.J., and Lake Ariel, for the past 12 years. Michael was a Vietnam veteran in the Army
and a 1988 graduate of California Pacific University. Before his retirement in 1992, he was a credit manager for 25 years for Brother International in Bridgewater. Michael was the past commander of the American Legion Post 807 of Hamlin; past president of the Hideout Sportsman Association of Hamlin; and a life member of the NRA.
He was an avid gun enthusiast and enjoyed boating. Mr. Coppola was a loving husband, father, grandfather and will be missed by all.
Mr. Coppola is also survived by a daughter, Linda and husband, Frank Bianco; a brother, Dr. F. Joshua Barnett; two grandchildren, Joanna and Christie; and his faithful companion, Taz.
Funeral services will take place Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Vanderhoven Chapel at Hazelwood Cemetery, Clark, N.J.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lehrer-Gibilisco Funeral Home, 275 W. Milton Ave., Rahway, N.J.; and Wednesday from 10 to 11 at the chapel before the service.