Michael Anthony Chepolis, of Old Newport Street, Nanticoke, PA, passed away after a long battle with cancer on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at the New Orleans VA Medical Center. He was born July 8, 1947, in Nanticoke to the late Michael J. and the late Jean B. Chepolis. He was a graduate of Newport High School. Michael served in the U.S Air Force as a sergeant in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. He spent much of his life in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he worked in banking and sales and raised his family. Later, he returned to Nanticoke to be with his parents. He loved smoking Marlboros, buying a new car, fishing, rooting for the New Orleans Saints, the LSU Tigers, and the Nittany Lions, and spoiling his grandchildren. Presently surviving are his sister Nancy Ball; sons, Michael Edward (Deborah) and John Chepolis (Katherine); grandchildren, Michael Alan, Connor, Alexa, Sophia, Etta, and Owen; and several nieces and nephews. A Dinner celebrating his life will be held at a future date in Nanticoke, PA.
Published in The Times-Picayune on Sep. 19, 2020.