In memory of
Seta Z. Kopp
In memory of
Seta Z. Kopp
Seta Z. Kopp Basking Ridge mother and grandmother, church organist, 'classical music, languages, and the Armenian church filled her life' Seta Z. Kopp, of Basking Ridge, N.J., passed away on Sept. 12, 2019. Seta Ziver Kopp was born Nov. 14, 1932, in Istanbul, Turkey, to Levon and Isguhi Ziver. She moved to the United States to attend Randolph-Macon College in Lynchburg, Va., studying music and obtaining her B.A. She continued her education, earning an M.A. in French at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, where she met her husband, Richard Kopp. Seta and Richard lived in Worcester, Mass., where they started their family, and then moved to Summit, N.J. Seta worked at Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals Company in Summit, N.J. (later Novartis in East Hanover, N.J.) managing regulatory filings for new drugs. Besides her family, her great loves were classical music, playing the piano, languages and the Armenian church. She was the organist at St. Mary's Armenian Church in Livingston, N.J., for over 25 years, also participated in the choir and many church events. She is survived by her brother, Garo Ziver of Elmira, N.Y.; her nieces, Iska Ziver of Ithaca, N.Y.; Talin Yakupyan of Istanbul, Turkey, and her children: Nadya Babigian of Basking Ridge and Erik Kopp of Montgomery, N.J. She is also survived by her five loving grandchildren: Alexander Babigian, Jason Babigian, Devin Kopp, Daniel Kopp, and Hailey Kopp. A viewing is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 16, at 4 to 6 p.m. at the Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home, 101 S Finley Ave., Basking Ridge, N.J. Funeral services are on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Armenian Church in Livingston, N.J. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the St. Mary Endowment Fund. For further information, or to leave an online condolence candle, please visit www.gcfuneralhome.com
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In memory of
Seta Z. Kopp
Seta Z. Kopp Basking Ridge mother and grandmother, church organist, 'classical music, languages, and the Armenian church filled her life' Seta Z. Kopp, of Basking Ridge, N.J., passed away on Sept. 12, 2019. Seta Ziver Kopp was born Nov. 14, 1932, in Istanbul, Turkey, to Levon and Isguhi Ziver. She moved to the United States to attend Randolph-Macon College in Lynchburg, Va., studying music and obtaining her B.A. She continued her education, earning an M.A. in French at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, where she met her husband, Richard Kopp. Seta and Richard lived in Worcester, Mass., where they started their family, and then moved to Summit, N.J. Seta worked at Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals Company in Summit, N.J. (later Novartis in East Hanover, N.J.) managing regulatory filings for new drugs. Besides her family, her great loves were classical music, playing the piano, languages and the Armenian church. She was the organist at St. Mary's Armenian Church in Livingston, N.J., for over 25 years, also participated in the choir and many church events. She is survived by her brother, Garo Ziver of Elmira, N.Y.; her nieces, Iska Ziver of Ithaca, N.Y.; Talin Yakupyan of Istanbul, Turkey, and her children: Nadya Babigian of Basking Ridge and Erik Kopp of Montgomery, N.J. She is also survived by her five loving grandchildren: Alexander Babigian, Jason Babigian, Devin Kopp, Daniel Kopp, and Hailey Kopp. A viewing is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 16, at 4 to 6 p.m. at the Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home, 101 S Finley Ave., Basking Ridge, N.J. Funeral services are on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Armenian Church in Livingston, N.J. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the St. Mary Endowment Fund. For further information, or to leave an online condolence candle, please visit www.gcfuneralhome.com
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Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home
101 South Finley Ave.
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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