Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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Lena Dorothy (Bartos) Kopinto

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 20th, beginning at 9:30AM from the Wrisley Funeral Home, 90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00AM to be celebrated in Holy Family Church, 29 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield. Lena will be laid to rest at St. Brigid’s’ Cemetery, Rocky Hill Road, Hadley, MA. following the services

       Lena Dorothy (Bartos) Kopinto, aged 90, passed away on April 16, 2017 at Elaine Manor, Hadley, MA.
She was born on June 20, 1926 in South Deerfield, MA. The daughter of Alexander and Katherine Bartos. Lena graduated from Deerfield High School in 1945. She then graduated from cosmetology school in Greenfield, MA.in 1946. She married Stanley Kopinto on June 2, 1947 and the made their home and raided their family in Amherst, MA.


       Lena loved gardening, cutting hair, cooking, and her family most of all. One could not enter her home without being greeted by the wafting smells of a delicious meal or desert. She was an exceptional cook who put her love for her family in every meal. When she was not in her home caring for her husband and three sons, she worked at the Beauth Bar in Amherst. Whether by cooking for them, or cutting their hair, or with her smile alone, Lena spent her life loving and caring for her family.


       Lena is survived by her husband Stanley, three sons, Lester (Gail), Charlie (Jan), and Robert (Karen): four grandchildren, Corey, Alison-Kate, Brian (Audrey), and Jamie; three great- grandchildren, Grace, Sawyer, and Beckett. She is also survived by her sister Kathryn (Chester) of Greenfield, Mass. Lena was predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters: Albeena, Andrew, Amelia, Frances, William, Josephine, Alexander Jr., Roman, and Edwin.


       Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 20th, beginning at 9:30AM from the Wrisley Funeral Home, 90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00AM to be celebrated in Holy Family Church, 29 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield. Lena will be laid to rest at St. Brigid’s’ Cemetery, Rocky Hill Road, Hadley, MA. following the services.


       Lena will be remembered by those who love her for her kind loving heart and unending devotion to those whom she loved.


         Heartfelt thanks to the caregiving professionals at Elaine Manor, Hadley, MA. Donations in Lena’s honor may be made to the Capital Fund Drive, c/o Holy Family Church, Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, Mass. 01373.


       Expressions of sympathy are available at: www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com