Theresa C. Kopko, 93 of Washington died unexpectedly on Friday-December 7, 2018 following a brief illness. She was born May 16, 1925 in Washington, PA the daughter of the late Anthony V. and Dolores Frank Russo. Mrs. Kopko was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading and baking cookies and birthday cakes. Mrs. Kopko started painting towards the end of her life thanks to her special friend; Kathy Blair. This was something that gave her much pleasure and pride. Most of all, Mrs. Kopko enjoyed spending time with her family. Her family was everything to her. She was totally devoted to her husband, children and grandchildren. She was a kind and gentle woman that will be dearly missed.
On her birthday, May 16, 1948 she married her soulmate and man of her dreams; Edward F. Kopko who survives. The couple had been married for over 70 years. Mr. and Mrs. Kopko spent almost every day together and Mrs. Kopko always lit up when her husband was around. Their life together was a true love story.
Also surviving are a son; Dennis (Linda) Kopko of Cincinnati, Ohio, a daughter; Kathleen (James) McCarl of Carnegie, PA, four grandchildren; Eric Kopko of Navarre, Florida, Brian (Deana) Kopko of Denver, Colorado, Courtney Kopko Mani of Charleston, South Carolina and Lauren McCarl of Carnegie, PA, seven great-grandchildren; Raven Kopko, Ravea Kopko, Raphael Kopko, Michaela Kopko, Cadence Kopko, Akansha Mani and Omkar Mani.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Kopko was preceded in death by a brother; Eugene Russo.
Friends will be received on Friday-December 14, 2018 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 P.M. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Ave., Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director. A prayer service will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Saturday-December 15, 2018 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Washington. Entombment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to www.mendedhearts.org/donate or to the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation at 2001 N. High St. Denver Colorado 80205, marking the funds for RMHC PICU. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com