Mark W. "Big Kahuna" Kopp

Date of Death: 7/1/2017

Mark W. “Big Kahuna” Kopp,54 , Altoona, died unexpectedly Saturday July 1, 2017 at his residence.  He was born June 6,1963 in Altoona the son of Mary Louise (Franks) Kopp and the late William N. Kopp.

Surviving are his mother of Hollidaysburg, a son Mark of James Creek, 2 brothers: Dr. Brian Kopp of Hollidaysburg and Timothy Kopp (Julie) of Hollidaysburg; a sister Roseann Haire (Stephen) of New Cumberland; nieces and nephews: Shawn Tipton, Michael, Marie and Timothy Kopp and Micah,Allison, Jesse and Luke Haire and a great niece Paige Tipton.  Mark was preceded in death by a sister Connie Tipton.

Mark was a 1981 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School and attended Penn State Altoona.  He was working as an IT Specialist for IU8 for the past 17 years.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lakemont, the Blair Game Hunting and Fishing Club (Riggles Gap Sportsman’s Club), Unter Uns, Cesare Battisti, Heidelberg Country Club and Burgi’s Low Life Chapter

He enjoyed going shooting with his son, riding his motorcycle and especially spending time with family and friends.

Friends will be received from 4-8 pm Wednesday July 5,2017 at The Stevens Mortuary Inc. 1421 8th Ave, Altoona.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Thursday July 6, 2017 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church by Monsignor Michael Becker.  Committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery.


Condolences by Rick & Lori Carrier
His Spirit will be missed by Melissa Flynn
Mark by Eric Wagner
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