Barbara Kopik Home health care worker, loved sewing her own clothes Mrs. Barbara Kopik, 94, died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway, N.J. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. from the Lehrer-Gibilisco Funeral Home, 275 West Milton Ave., Rahway 07065 followed by an 11:30 a.m. funeral service at St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 211 Grand Ave., Rahway 07065. Interment is in St. Mary's Cemetery, Clark, N.J. Visitation is also on Thursday, April 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Kopik was born in Kuzmino, Austria- Hungary Region, and came to the United States when she was five-years-old. Barbara lived in Newark, N.J., and resided in Rahway for the past nine years. Mrs. Kopik was a home care worker, taking care of the elderly for many years. She also helped to translate for many friends from Ukrainian to English. She was interested in herbal medicine, enjoyed driving and loved sewing her own clothes. Mrs. Kopik was predeceased by her late husband, Charles Kopik, and two sons, Charles Jr. and Alexander. She is survived by a nephew, Fr. John G. Birch, and her caregivers, Natalie and Vera.
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