Ronald Coppola, 61, of East Haven, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 suddenly at his home.  He was born in New Haven on August 9, 1957 and was the son of the late Anthony C. and Katherine D. Valentino Coppola.  Ronald was a graduate of East Haven High School where he excelled in football.  A truck driver for many years, he had worked for Medical Transport Systems, Gateway Terminal, O&G Industries and was a member of the Teamsters Local 443.  Ronald was a big animal lover especially his little chihuahua “Teddy Bear”.  Brother-in-law of Jeanette Coppola.  Uncle of Gina Davis (Greg).  Great-Uncle of Isabella Finley.  Godfather of Michael Reynolds.  Also survived by Thomas and Jessica who were very close to his heart.  Predeceased by his brother Anthony G. Coppola.

The visiting hours will be Thursday from 5 to 7 pm in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. Interment will be private in All Saints Cemetery