Arthur W. Kopf, 89, of Woodcliff Lake, formerly of Hackensack and Paramus, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013. Before retiring Arthur was the co-owner of Kopf's Wine & Liquors in Hackensack. He was a lifelong member of Church of the Savior Lutheran Church and a Stephen's Minister. Arthur was an U.S. Army veteran who served our country proudly during World War II and was a recipient of the Bronze Star.
Cherished husband of the late Shirley Virginia (nee Washburn). Beloved father of Janet V. Talbot, Stephen Kopf, Lois Sherman and husband Robert, Dorothy Ferreira and husband Jay, and Tamsen Ariganello and husband Joe. Cherished grandfather of Keith, Kyle, Brett, Shelby, Katie and Allyson. Arthur was predeceased by his brother Henry Kopf.
Art was an honorable man, known for being the "Ultimate Optimist" who enriched the lives of everyone around him. He enjoyed nature, family and friends and will be dearly missed by all.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Church of the Savior in Paramus.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Arthur's memory may be made to Church of the Savior Lutheran Memorial Fund, 643 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652.