Louise Rita Koppenhaver
Born in Philadelphia on Valentine's Day, February 14,
1920, Louise R. Koppenhaver lived a life devoted to love, beauty, family and
friendship. Her first loves were her parents, Beatrice and David Fuhrman; she
was an only child.
Louise met her great romantic love, Warren S. Koppenhaver
at West Chester State Teacher's College, now known as West Chester University
of Pennsylvania. They married on August 16, 1944 and together celebrated 66
years of marriage. Warren passed in 2010.
Louise R. Koppenhaver was a dedicated elementary school
teacher in Delaware County for over 45 years, most of those years in
Springfield School District teaching 1st and 2nd grade.
Louise R. Koppenhaver passed away gracefully with family
on July 26 at her home in Lancaster County. She is survived by two daughters,
Dawn S. Mazzone, husband Albert Mazzone of Chester County and April M.
Koppenhaver, husband Charles E. Gaul II of Lancaster County, three grandsons,
David Mazzone of Philadelphia, Daniel Mazzone of New York, and Jered
Koppenhaver of Lancaster, and three great grandchildren Asher, Aria, and
A funeral will be held on Thursday, July 30 with visitation at 10:00 and services at 11:00 at Furman Home for Funerals, 59 West Main Street, Leola, PA 17540. In lieu of flowers, contributions to an animal charity of your choice would be appreciated.
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