Emil Oprean, 96, of Canton, passed away Tuesday, January 14th, at home surrounded by loved ones. Born in Canton, Ohio on March 7, 1923, a son of the late Theodore and Mary (Cindea) Oprean, also preceded in death by wife Elizabeth (Nemes) Oprean, 4 sisters and 3 brothers. He served in the U.S. Army as a Master Sergeant in WW II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater. A member of VFW post 3747 he was a photo developer at Waltz Camera of Canton for 30 years before retiring. Emil is survived by 2 daughters Diane Oprean, of the home, Nancy (Ray) Perrenoud, of Canton and 1 grandson Philip Kress, of Canton. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM (noon) on Monday, January 20th in the Waltner-SIMCHAK Funeral Home in Canton, with Very Rev. Fr. Ovidiu Marginean officiating. Friends and family may call one hour prior to services also in the funeral home. You may add your condolences on our website: www.waltner-simchak.com.
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