Obituary: Mary Patricia Coppin


December 18, 1932 – May 23, 2021

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Mary Patricia CoppinMary Patricia Coppin, age 88, of Niles, IL passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021. Pat Coppin was a radiology tech at Woodlawn Hospital for many years. That is where she met her dear friends, Sharon and Bernard Whitaker. They worked together for many years, traveled together, and became almost like family. Pat is survived by her sister-in-law, Dolores (late Richard) Coppin, as well as a large extended family of nieces and nephews: Dale (Karen) Coppin, Darrell (Jane) Coppin, Dave (Nancy) Coppin, Debbie (Joe) Thornhill, Dean (Marianne) Coppin, Blaine (Susan) Coppin, Dan (Sunny) Coppin, Paul (Cathie) Coppin, Chris (Julia) Coppin, the late Timothy Coppin, Ed Coppin, Ann (Ron Peterson), Mary (Julie) Patnode, Beth (Bud) Cross, Alice (Jack) McInerney, Mike (Katie) Coppin, and Kathleen Coppin. Kind aunt of many great-nieces and great-nephews. Preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and George (Betty) Coppin, and by her parents, Albert and Virginia Coppin. Mary was loved by many and will be missed.

Funeral service Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Smits DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery – Alsip, IL. For more information, please call 708-333-7000 or visit our online obituary and guestbook at