Bishop Kopacz mourns brother, Robert

Robert S. Kopacz, 69, of Dunmore, died Friday, March 17, at home. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Catherine Laggan, who died Aug. 11, 2013. They had been married 43 years.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Stanley S. and Carmella M. Calomino Kopacz, he was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Scranton. He was a graduate of Dunmore High School class of 1965 and was employed by RCA Corporation before retirement.
His family would like to thank the nursing staff and hospitalist program at Moses Taylor Hospital and Dr. Michael Sunday for their care.
Surviving are a daughter, Jennifer Coar and companion, Dan Berger, Dunmore; a son, attorney Robert J. Kopacz and wife, Kerri, Dunmore; grandchildren, Kathleen, Emma and Caroline Coar, and Abigail, Patrick and Aiden Kopacz; a sister, MaryEllen Negri, Moosic; a brother, Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz, Jackson, Miss.; nieces and nephews.
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, March 21 at Immaculate Conception Church, Scranton. Interment took place at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.