William A. "Billy Allen"'s Story
William A. “Billy Allan” Koppana, age 80 years, of Beverly, passed away on Thursday afternoon, August 17, 2017 at the Brentwood Rehabilitation Center in Danvers. He was the beloved husband of Jeannette F. (Nardella) Koppana. Born in Gloucester, dear son of the late Otto A. and Virginia M. (Curran) Koppana.
Mr. Koppana had been employed as a landscaper and tree surgeon for a tree company prior to being employed as a laborer for a construction company for many years until his retirement.
In addition to his wife, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage, he is survived by one daughter, Kelly Koppana of Beverly, one son, William Koppana of Newburyport and two sisters, Laurie Robey and Judie Groton, both of Gloucester. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
William’s funeral services and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions in William’s name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15828, Arlington, VA 22215. Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. Information, directions and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on  August 19, 2017