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Gunta J. Kopanski

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Gunta J. Kopanski

AGE: 75 • Newark

Passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born January 18, 1940 In Riga, Latvia and came to the United States in 1950. In 1964, she married Jack Kopanski and enjoyed 49 years of marriage. Gunta worked for the DuPont Company, Red Clay School District and owned her own restaurant, The Galley, in Bethany Beach. After retirement, she worked for Giordano's in Kennett Square. She enjoyed spending a lot of time at her beach house with family and friends. Gunta enjoyed boating, fishing, crabbing, gardening and cooking.

Gunta is survived by her son, John Kopanski, Jr. and his wife, Tracy; her grandchildren, Nathan and Keely Kopanski; her sister, Velta Nickerson of Newark; as well as a host of nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to visitation between 2 and 3 PM on Friday, October 23rd at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington where funeral services will begin at 3 PM. Interment will be private.

Gunta wanted to thank Dr. Borowsky and his staff for the loving and compassionate care she received. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713. (302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Oct. 21 to Oct. 23, 2015
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