Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home

Obituary for John A. Kopchik, Jr.

Born: Derby
Lived: Shelton

John A. “Butch” Kopchik, Jr. , age 77 of Shelton, entered into rest on Thursday January 10, 2019 in CT Hospice. He was the devoted husband of 58 years to Josephine Fernino Kopchik. Mr. Kopchik was born in Derby on December 24, 1941 son of the late John A. and Alfreda Mieckowski Kopchik, Sr. , and has been a lifelong Shelton resident. He was the owner and operator of Shelton Auto Body for over 40 years a business started by his father in 1951. He was a 25 year member of the Bronson Country Club.
He was the beloved father of John A. Kopchik, III. He was predeceased by his brother Robert Kopchik.
His family would like to thank Dr. Zieden, the staff at North 7 at Smilow and the staff at St Raphaelís Hoit Unit for their care and compassion.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 10:00 AM in St. Michaelís Church 75 Derby Ave. Derby. Burial will follow at St. Michael Cemetery Derby. At the request of his family, memorial contributions may be made to Smilow Cancer Center, 20 York Street New Haven, CT 06510,or to St. Michaelís Church 75 Derby Ave. Derby , CT 06418. The Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home 253 Elizabeth Street Derby has been entrusted with his arrangements