Cecelia “Ceil” Coppola, 82, of Middletown passed away on January 17. She was born on May 14, 1933 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was president of her class in Bay Ridge High School and an active member of many organizations. Cecelia married Julius A. Coppola in 1958, and moved to Middletown in 1969 where she raised her family while working as a legal secretary and realtor. She remained an active member of her community and with her church, St. Mary’s, and many organizations including the Republican Clubs.
Cherishing her memory are her son, Dominick and his wife, Li Lin; daughter, Joanne and her husband, Joe; and her brother, James Rubino. Cecelia was predeceased by her husband, Julius, and her sister, Rosalie.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Rd., Middletown. Funeral Services are scheduled for Friday, January 22 at 9:15 a.m at the funeral home with a Funeral Liturgy to be offered at 10:30 a.m. at St Mary’s Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., New Monmouth. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.
For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit www.pflegerfh.com.
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