Edward L. Oppelt
December 10, 1944-November 20, 2017
Edward L. Oppelt, 72 returned to the Lord, Monday, November 20, 2017 at home.
Ed was born December 10, 1944 to the late Edward Leroy Storms and Madeline Storms and was lovingly adopted by the late Harry (2015) and Thelma (2004) Oppelt. He is survived by his wife Dorothy; his children: John (Kate), Heather (Marc), Richie, stepdaughter Cyndy (Rick), stepson Michael (Karine), grandchildren, Elora, Jonathan, Lefa, Amelia, Henry, John, Cieanna, Richie & Madison, his godson Lane Clydesdale and cousin Michael McBride, and his kitties Mary and Peter. He was predeceased by his wife Lois in 1991.
Ed graduated from Port Jervis High School in 1963. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict from 1965 to 1967. He retired from Inserra Supermarkets in 2010. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and he loved to read.
As per Ed's wishes, there will be no visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 21 Still Road, Monroe, NY. Interment of cremains will follow in Cemetery of The Highlands, Highland Mills, NY.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for memorial contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church.