Rose Marie (Cepiel) Kopacz passed away, Wednesday morning, October 25, 2017 at Meridian Nursing & Rehab. @ Shrewsbury. Born and raised in Bayonne, New Jersey. She lived there until moving to Monroe Township in 1956, where she resided permanently. She worked for many years as a beautician in the Trenton, NJ area and also in a beauty shop in her own home. Rose loved her family, loved reading and talking to her friends and keeping up with everyone’s life. She was an artist at heart, and painted over the years.
Rose was preceded in death by her beloved parents John and Mary Cepiel; her first husband, Walter Pawlowski; her second husband, Stanley Kopacz, two brothers Joseph and Edward Cepiel and her nephew, Joseph Cepiel.
She is survived by her sister, Carolyn and her husband Robert O’Neill; six nieces and nephews: Madeline Dudtka, John Cepiel, Mark Cepiel, Mary Anne Champlin, Jonanne Miller, and Susan Globke and grandniece, Adina Rose and grandnephew, Keegan.
A private cremation was held under the direction of the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, Inc. - 205 Rhode Hall Rd., Monroe Twp., NJ 08831. A memorial mass will be 9:30am on Saturday December 2, 2017 at Nativity of Our Lord RC Church - 185 Applegarth Rd., Monroe Twp., NJ 08831 followed by inurnment in Holy Trinity Cemetery - Monroe Twp., NJ.