Daniel Lee Kopec, Sr.
June 23, 1947 – June 10, 2018
Daniel Lee Kopec, Sr., age 70, of Townsend, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
Born in Wilmington, DE on June 23, 1947, he was a son of the late Joseph and Rose (Pasquino) Kopec. Daniel proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After his service, he worked in construction most of his life as a bridge contractor.
Daniel enjoyed traveling, clamming, fishing and crabbing. He loved visiting Delaware Park and watching the horse races. Above all, he will be remembered as a loving father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and dear friend to many.
In addition to his parents, Daniel was preceded in death by his wife, Madelyn Kopec; brother, William; and sister, Deborah. He is survived by his children, Rosemarie Brierley (Ralph Shelby), Daniel Lee Kopec, Jr. (Susan Tompkins), Wanda Fisher (Dana Justice), Mae Johnson and Ralph Fisher; brothers, Joseph and Terrence; sister, Angela; grandchildren, Joseph Kopec and Ashlee Brierley; 5 step grandchildren; and 7 step great grandchildren.
Services and interment will be held privately at Daniel’s request.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Daniel’s name to the The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.