Daisy J. Koppenhaver
February 19, 1936 - September 6, 2011
Daisy J. Koppenhaver of Liverpool, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, passed away with her family at her side on Sept. 6, 2011, at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, following a brief battle with cancer. Born Feb. 19, 1936, in Hegins, PA she was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Ruth and her brother Franklin.
Daisy is survived by her husband of 56 years, James; children Lori (Tim) Tobias of Liverpool, NY, Kevin Koppenhaver of Seabeck, WA, and Ken Koppenhaver of Fairport, NY; grandchildren Jeremy Tobias, Chris (Hillary) Tobias, Justin Tobias, and Alyssa Tobias; great-grandchildren Madison and Melia; sisters Eleanor (Lee) Boyer of Lebanon, PA, Mary Steckly of Valley View, PA, Anna Mae (Chester) Spotts of Carlisle, PA, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Daisy was a 1954 graduate of Hegins Township High School, Hegins, PA and a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Mattydale. Daisy held a number of clerical positions over the years as the family traveled around the world in conjunction with her husband’s work. Their travels took them from Pennsylvania to Mississippi, California, Florida, Kwajalein and New York. Along the way she met and kept in touch with many cherished friends. Daisy will be remembered for her loving and giving spirit and never ending smile. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Calling hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday Sept. 9 at Maurer Funeral Home Moyers Corners, 3541 Route 11, Baldwinsville, NY with services to follow directly after. Interment will follow at Pine Plains Cemetery on Henry Clay Blvd, Liverpool. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 201 E Molloy Rd, Syracuse, NY 13211.