Ilaena Kay Koprowski, 46, of Philadelphia, formerly of Luzerne, died in Jefferson Frankford Hospital, Philadelphia, Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Robert D. and Linda K. Trondson Koprowski; attended Sacred Heart Elementary School in Luzerne and graduated from Bishop O'Reilly High School, Class of 1992. She attended LCCC and later went onto school in Norfolk, VA to become a Massage Therapist. While in High School, she delivered the Citizens Voice Newspaper to residents on Walnut, Bennett and surrounding streets every morning. She was later employed at the House of Nutrition in Dallas and Luzerne, prior to moving to VA, owning and operating Therapeutic Body Kneads, Norfolk. In 2009, she moved back to the Wyoming Valley to be closer to friends and family, continuing with her massage therapy.
Lana is survived by her siblings Jacqueline Lehman and her husband, Patrick of Hanover Township; Carl Koprowski and his companion, Patty of Pittston; Alice Tomshaw and her husband, George of Swoyersville; Edward Koprowski and his companion Michelle of Albuquerque, NM; Robert Koprowski and his fiancee' Rachael of Pittston; and step mother, Dorothy Koprowski of West Nanticoke. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, Mitchell (Ava) Petersen; Jessica Koprowski; Victoria Pitel; Brandon (Aundria) Koprowski; Bobby Koprowski; Patrick Lehman; Carl Koprowski; MaryTheresa Lehman; Eden Koprowski; Jeremy Smith Koprowski; great nieces and nephew; cousins and friends, especially her lifelong friend, Sarah Gallagher Frace and her husband, John of Kingston and their 4 children.
Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at 2:00 pm from the Andrew Strish Funeral Home, 11 Wilson Street, Larksville and interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, with her parents.
Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation from 12:00 noon until time of service.
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