Nicholas Edward Kopylchak

Born: Sun., Dec. 20, 1936
Died: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018

Graveside Service

12:00 PM Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
Location: Ashland County Memorial Park

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Nicholas Edward Kopylchak age 81, of Ashland, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at his residence.  He was born December 20, 1936 in Skyesville, PA., the son of Wascho and Elizabeth (Furdak) Kopylchak.  He was a graduate of Homerville High School class of 1954.  He had been a resident of Ashland since 1960.  Nicholas had been employed with Pentair as a laser welder for 45 years before retiring in 2000, after retirement he worked for Drug Mart for 8 years.  He attended Park Street Brethren Church, and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves and National Guard.


On July 2, 1960 he married Patricia Ann Braden who survives.  Also surviving are his daughters, Terri (Joe) Keck, of Ashland, Kim (Scott) Schilling of Savannah, and Deb (Jim) Esbenshade of Ashland; his grandchildren, Josh and Nathaniel Keck, Robert and Lisa Phillips, Seth Schilling and Nicole Coughlin; along with his 10 great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, a sister, and his mother and father in-law, Barbara and Paul Braden and sister in-law, Goldie Braden.

Mr. Kopylchak enjoyed watching wildlife, scratching off Lottery tickets, eating at the Dairy Bar and Kelly’s Deli.

Graveside services will be held at Ashland County Memorial Park on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. with Pastor Nate Bebout officiating.  There will be no calling hours.

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Karen Johnson
   Posted Sun December 16, 2018
Debbie,,I'm so sorry for your loss,,,sending prayers to your family in this hard time,,,,Ed was a great man,,,so proud that I knew him,,,take care of yourselves...Karen..

Sheila Pryor
   Posted Sun December 16, 2018
So sorry for your loss! Wishing you family strength and time of memories and healing together! God bless!

Ken Tucker
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Ed was a nice guy and he with be missed.

Danielle Howell
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
Mr. Koplychak was a very sweet man! Always had a smile on his face when I seen him. My deepest condolences to Mr. Koplychak and his family during this time. My thoughts are with you.

Ms Allison
   Posted Tue December 18, 2018
Please except my condolences. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear one is safe in the memory of God, who will remember every detail about him and bring him back again. John 5:28, 29 gives this assurance.

Kathleen Choo
   Posted Wed December 19, 2018
I am sending my sincere sympathy to the entire family. My Dad has been gone 25 years, and I continue to miss him very much. "May God who sees your grieving heart and hears each tender prayer, be ever near to give you peace and keep you in His care."

Barbara Fryman
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Hi Pat, I just today read this about your husband. I have often wondered where you were. My husband died 11-7-2006. So sorry of your loss, Barbara Carlson Fryman.... Would love to visit with you sometime. God Bless

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