Gerald Oprandi

SEBRING–Gerald Oprandi, 78, died Wednesday. He was born on Jan. 16, 1939 in Alliance to James and Virginia (Bailey) Oprandi.

He was a member of Community Bible Church and retired from Alliance Machine as a layout man.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Donna (Kraft) Oprandi; children Donita (Den) Bieda, Denise (Tom) Eberling; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He is also survived by two brothers, Tom Oprandi and Tim Oprandi, and a sister, Judy Oprandi-O’Niell.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son Daniel on July 5, 2011.

A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Community Bible Church, 18146 U.S. Route 62, Beloit Ohio 44609, with Pastor John A. Tucker officiating. Friends may visit with the family the half hour before the service from 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made in Jerry’s honor to the Community Bible Church.

Friends may sign the guest register or send condolences online at Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring.