Ronald Kopinetz, 72, of Primrose, passed away late Tuesday night at the Lehigh Valley Schuylkill Hospital East.
Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Walter and Stella (Katchmarzyk) Kopinetz.
He was a graduate of the former Cass Twp High School. He was retired from Reading Anthracite. He was a member of the former St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Minersville and a member of St. Matthew the Evangelist Church, Minersville
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Jack Kopinetz.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Patricia Towey; a daughter Tanya Heffron and her husband Marty, Llewellyn; a son Ronald Jr., Primrose; 4 grandchildren, Amber DeLong, Jacob Kopinetz, Lucas Heffron and Kane Heffron; 2 great grandchildren, Kasen and Harper; 3 brothers, Michael and his wife Mary Ann, Woodside, Robert and his wife Jeanine, Primrose and David and his wife Janet, Forestville; nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Ronald’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com