Joseph George Kopec

March 22, 1947 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 73)


Joseph Kopec passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at the age of 73. He was born and raised in Swoyersville, Pennsylvania but has lived in Kenner, Louisiana most of his life. Son of the late George and Anna Kopec. Beloved husband of Althea Allie Phelps Kopec. Father of Anita Campbell (Lonnie, Jr.) and Jodi Luckoski (Mike). Grandfather to Madison, Victoria, Sydney, and Lonnie, III. Brother of Ann Marie Kopec. Joe was a graduate of Wilkes University ‘69 and an Army veteran having served in Vietnam and Germany. He began to work for the Army Corps of Engineers with his final assignment as Chief of Appraisal Branch, Real Estate Division, New Orleans Division until retirement. He was a designated member SR/WA, and well known for his dedication and contributions to the International Right of Way Association. Joe was a member and float lieutenant of the Krewe of Endymion for over 35 years. He will be missed by his fur baby, Amelia. In his immortal words, “Bacchus sux”

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