Chief Master Sergeant Louis 'Lou' F. Coppola, (Ret. USAF Band, leader Strolling Strings) was born May 25, 1937 in Bridgeport, CT. He passed away peacefully on Monday, April 20, 2020, after a long battle with leukemia. He is survived by his former wife, Rose-Marie Bruno Coppola, two sons, Kevin Louis (fiancee Sylvia Curiel) and John David Coppola (wife Lara Ashley) and three grandchildren, Kyle, Lucy and Ellie Coppola.
Louis is predeceased by his parents Louis Frank and Mary Mastroni Coppola. He is survived by his brother, Frank J. Coppola ( Patricia), sister Francine Coppola Buda (James), nephews Christopher Coppola (Cheryl), Daniel Coppola, Greg Coppola (Jeannie), niece Katie Coppola Seto (Matthew) great nephews and nieces; Colin, Joseph, Nicolas, Sofia, Jake, Gina Coppola and Jackson Seto.
A funeral service will be held at the Fort Myer Old Post Chapel at a later date (late fall/early winter) followed by interment at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
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