William A. Coppa Jr.
William A. Coppa, Jr., 52, of Warwick, passed away unexpectedly February 24, 2012 at Kent Hospital.
Born in Warwick, he was a beloved son of William A. Coppa Sr. and Anna (Padula) Coppa of West Warwick. Bill was employed in the Collections Department of Admirals Bank in Providence. He was a graduate of West Warwick High School, class of 1977 and received his Associate’s in Business from CCRI. A sports enthusiast, he enjoyed golfing and was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New York Giants.
He was the loving brother of Maria R. Walmsley and her husband, Richard, of Warren and John D. Coppa of West Warwick, and cherished uncle and godfather of Amanda and Andrew Walmsley. He is also survived by his girlfriend, Linda L. Lombardi of Coventry, and her son, Nicholas Lombardi and his girlfriend, Stephanie; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
His funeral will be held Feb. 29 at 8:45 a.m. from Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 820 Providence St., West Warwick. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, West Warwick. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation is Feb. 28 from 4-7 p.m.
Gifts in Bill’s memory to the American Diabetes Assn., 146 Clifford St., Providence, RI 02903 would be appreciated. For information and guest book visit www.murphyfuneralhomes.org.