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Guenther Kopp

November 23, 1933 - November 5, 2021

Service Date: November 9, 2021

Place of Service Saint Mary Magdalen

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Guenther Kopp, 87, of Honesdale, PA died on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center. He was born on November 23, 1933 in Igls, Austria. Guenther was the son of Wilhelm and Maria Kopp. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Trude Bergholz on October 7, 2010. Trude and Guenther met in their early teen years, and immigrated to Honesdale where they married on February 27, 1954.

Guenther was an avid skier and instructor and loved to teach others about the sport he knew so well. Guenther owned and operated Guenther’s Ski Haus on Main Street in Honesdale and became a popular fixture in the community. He was a faithful member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Honesdale where he and his wife participated in its Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel.

Surviving are his daughters Jacqueline Jones and husband Thomas of Great River, NY, Britta Garcia and husband John of Key Largo, FL and Monika Butze and husband David of Mill Valley, CA; his grandchildren, Nicholas Jones, Maria Maleganos, Gabrielle, Charles and Natalie Garcia and Olivia Butze.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 9th at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Honesdale at 10 am. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Arrangements by Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale.


428 Main St, Honesdale, PA 18431


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