Salvatore J. "Sal" Coppola

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Salvatore "Sal" J. Coppola, 62, of Hanover, Pa., died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his home with his family by his side.

Born August 12, 1950, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was the son of Michele and Gilda Schiano DiCola Coppola. Coppola was the husband of Diane Rebert Coppola with whom he shared 29 years of marriage.

Coppola was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Hanover, Pa.

Coppola 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.

Coppola is survived by children, Heather Rohrbaugh and her husband Scott, of New Oxford, Pa., Lisa Novak and her husband Nathan of Shrewsbury, Pa., Jill Coppola, of Rock Hill, S.C., and Lea Coppola, of Hanover, Pa.; two grandchildren, Brett and Carly Rohrbaugh, of New Oxford, Pa; four sisters, Melanina Nina Assi and her husband Francesco, of Hanover, Pa., Assunta "Susie" Castelnuovo, of Hanover, Pa., Emma Schirripa and her husband Julio, of New Oxford, Pa., and Rosa Malvone and her husband Gennaro, of Hanover, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Cino Castelnuovo.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 30 W. Chestnut St., Hanover, Pa.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Daniel M. Yeiser offciating. Burial will be at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions 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.

Funeral arrangements were by the Kenworthy funeral home.

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Published in Carroll County Times on May 19, 2013