Allan H. Goppman
GOPPMAN: On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Allan H. Goppman. Beloved husband of the late Ethel Goppman. Beloved father of Murray L. and Denise Goppman and Sandy M. and Shirley Goppman. Son of the late Goldie Goppman. Grandfather of Brian, Elizabeth, Steven and Gina Goppman. Also survived by close friend and dear companion Ruth Daniels for many years. Allan was a World War II veteran serving as a combat medic in the Army with tours of duty in Africa, Sicily and was captured in Anzio and became a prisoner of war. He was awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart and three Bronze Battle Stars. He worked for 30 years with the Internal Revenue Service and in retirement opened his own accounting practice. He was a statistician for WTAE radio and television for Pitt basketball, coached Fifth Avenue High School basketball in the Maccabee Tournament and won the championship, was the personnel manager for the Pittsburgh Pipers and Condors of the ABA and was always involved in professional sports, the Pirates, Steelers, Celtics and Rockets. Allan was a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner. He was a Dapper Dan and a member of the American Legion National. Services were held at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. Interment Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Adath Jeshurun Cemetery c/o Susan Cohen, 1310 Eagles Nest Lane, Monroeville, PA 15146.