|Birth: ||Aug. 5, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 2002|
Brown County Democrat 11 Dec 2002
South Shore Drive resident Tony Coppi died Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at Johnson Memorial Hospital. He was 86.
Having married Nancy Drummond, who survives, Mr. Coppi received a bachelor of science degree from Indianapolis College of Pharmacy.
From 1945 to 1954, he was a fight judge and writer for Ring Magazine. In 1961, he was president of Indianapolis Association of Retail Pharmacists.
Mr. Coppi was a pharmacist for Coppi Drugs for 40 years, retiring in 1987. After retiring, he was a freelance writer for Outdoor Life and The Indianapolis Star.
He was a member of Southport Lodge #270 F & AM for 50 years, Southport Chapter #442 OES, Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine.
Other survivors include two sons, Mark and Troy Coppi; two brothers, Bruno and Ervin Coppi; a sister, Milta Garavalia; and two grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Friday, December 6, at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Children's Hospital, in care of Murat Temple, 510 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204.
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
Plot: Garden of Nativity 122C
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: May 24, 2008
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