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William A. Koplin


10 - 11 a.m.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Funeral Service

11 a.m.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hindman Funeral Home (Frankstown)

Koplin, William A. 93, Johnstown, died November 19, 2015 at home.  Born September 21, 1922 in Johnstown; son of the late Roman and Katherine (Barashofka) Koplin.  Preceded in death by wife, Kathryn (Suboleski) Koplin; infant twin brother, John; brothers, Harry, James and Mike and sister, Marie.  Survived by children, Karen Whitten married to Melvin, Franklin; William M. Koplin and friend, Catherine Machnics, Christine Helsel married to Ted, and Mark Koplin, all Johnstown;  grandchildren, Melissa Whitten, Pittsburgh; Andrew Koplin and Ian Helsel, both of Johnstown; brother, John Koplin, FL; and sister, Anne Jary, OH; also numerous nieces and nephews.

Retired craneman for Bethlehem Steel Corp.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran and earned a Purple Heart in WWII.  William enjoyed being outdoors, gardening and flowers.

Friends received Tuesday, November 24th, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.  1521 Frankstown Rd., Celebration of Life Director, Wayne Ayer, officiating.  Military honors conducted by VFW Menoher Post 155 Ritual Team.  Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com