Joseph Michael Coppola
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Beverly - Joe Coppola, a retired teacher, passed away unexpectedly on August 8, 2019, at his vacation home in Porter, Maine. He was 77 years old and was born and raised in Beverly, Mass. Joe was a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology where he earned a Degree in Engineering, and he also earned his master's degree in Education from Fitchburg State College.
Joe was a design engineer and a very talented pattern maker. He enjoyed the outdoors, carving heads and figures out of wood, taking nature walks, traveling, and most importantly spending time with his family, and friends-especially his sister (Frances Gobeille) and his significant other (Joanne Green).
Joe will be forever in our hearts and forever missed. He was truly loved and respected by his family and everyone who knew him.
Joseph is survived by a brother Richard Coppola Sr. of Florida; a sister Frances Gobeille of Beverly. His brother Peter Coppola and Anthony Coppola, predeceased him. In addition to his siblings, he is survived by a nephew Mark Gobeille of Beverly; niece Lisa Morsey and her husband Tony Morsey, both of Beverly. His great-nephew Alex Morsey of Beverly; and great-niece Olivia Morsey of Beverly.

His funeral service will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial in North Beverly Cemetery. Contributions may be made in his name to Beverly Bootstraps, 198 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915. Information, directions, condolences at
Published on August 12, 2019


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