Franklin, NJ: Claire Louise Coppolella (nee Zebrowski), 79 years old, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 after a long illness. Born to Max and Cecilia Zebrowski in Goshen, NY, Claire lived in Pine Island, NY, graduated from Warwick High School and resided in Franklin, NJ.
Claire started her career as a self-employed beautician. She then worked for 26 years at the Shoprite in Franklin, NJ as a cashier and in the produce and floral departments, retiring in 2004. Claire was a doting wife, mother and grandmother.
Claire is the beloved wife of 58 years of Michael J. Coppolella of Franklin, NJ. Devoted mother of Michael Coppolella and his significant other Kathy Correale of Wantage, NJ, Dean Coppolella and his wife, Karen of Hardyston, NJ and Anthony Coppolella and his wife, Jen of Byram Twp., NJ. Loving grandmother of Kaitlyn, Ellen, Abby and Hunter. Sister of Maxine Bystrowski of North Granby, CT.
At the request of the family, the graveside services, under the direction of F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ will be private.