Elizabeth C. “Betty” Koping
Elizabeth C. “Betty” Koping 90 formerly of Washington Street, Newell, WV died at the Briarfield at The Ridge in Mineral Ridge, OH on Tuesday, December 30, 2008. She was born on February 4, 1918 in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late Sam and Kathryn Kennedy Ferguson.
Living most of her life in this area, she moved to Austintown in 2003. Mrs. Koping was a homemaker, a graduate of Wellsville High School and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chester, WV.
Her husband, Glen R. Koping preceded her in death in 1992.
Her daughter Rebecca Obenour and her husband, James of Youngstown, OH; one sister: Mary Kathryn Swan of Chester, WV; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren survive her.
Besides her parents and husband, her son: Ronald Koping and her sister: Jane Bolles preceded her in death.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chester, WV on Friday, January 2, 2009 at 10:00 AM with Father Lino Ebejer as celebrant.
Burial will follow in Locust Hill Cemetery.
The family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Thursday, today from 6-8 PM.
The family request memorial contributions may be sent to the charity of your choice.