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 Gwen Lydia <I>Jennings</I> Kopechne

Gwen Lydia Jennings Kopechne

Edwardsville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Dec 2007 (aged 89)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Larksville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 23901439 · View Source
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Gwen L. Kopechne, 89, of East Stroudsburg, died on Thursday, Dec. 20, in Valley Crest Nursing Home in Wilkes-Barre.

Born on June 8, 1918, in Edwardsville, she was the daughter of Marie and William Jennings.

She was raised in the Wilkes-Barre area and was married to Joseph A. Kopechne for more than 60 years.

She and Joe lived in New Jersey for many years, then in 1973 they moved back to Pennsylvania and lived in Laurel Springs in Swiftwater for 28 years until they moved to East Stroudsburg. Joe died in 2003.

She was a homemaker throughout her life and much loved by many relatives and friends.

Gwen and Joe's only child, Mary Jo Kopechne, predeceased her in 1969.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at All Saints Church on Willow St., Plymouth.

The above death notice was published in the Pocono Record on January 10, 2008.

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  • Created by: Rich H.
  • Added: 11 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23901439
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gwen Lydia Jennings Kopechne (8 Jun 1918–20 Dec 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23901439, citing Saint Vincent DePaul Cemetery, Larksville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rich H. (contributor 46489213) .