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Janice M. (Kopriva) Bell

June 12, 2020


Janice M. (Kopriva) Bell 

Janice M. Bell, 62, of New Brighton, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020 in Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver.

Born December 21, 1957 to the late Paul and Theresa (Bedekovich) Kopriva.  She worked in the grocery business for the first 20 years and then retired from Villa St. Joseph after 23 plus years.  Janice was a member of the New Brighton Croatian Club and the Oak Hill Vets.  She was Catholic by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a younger brother, Paul M. Kopriva.

Surviving are her husband Timothy, whom she married September, 20, 1980. An older brother, James (Patty) Kopriva, two younger sisters, Patti (Ed) Messmer and Terri (Brian) Elliff.  She was an aunt to Jake (Jenn) Messmer, Sydney Messmer, Ana Kopriva, Alex Kopriva, Paige Elliff, Parker Elliff and one great niece, Olivia Messmer.  She also had several nieces and nephews and their families on Tim’s side of the family.

There will be no viewing per her request and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the National Kidney Foundation, 2403 Sidney St Ste 230, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Arrangements by J & J Spratt Funeral Home, New Brighton.

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Family to do services at later date

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New Brighton, PA 15066

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