Donald J. Opacic

May 23, 1933 - July 10, 2022

Service: There will be no public visitation. A prayer service will be held at the time of his interment, which is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 @ 12:00 PM in the lower mausoleum chapel at Christ Our Reedemer Cemetery in Ross Township, PA. All are welcome.


Donald James Opacic, age 89, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on July 10, 2022. Husband of 63 years to Mary Ann and devoted father to Craig and Brian (Patti).

A lifelong Pittsburgher, Don was born on the Southside and a 50 year resident of the North Hills. After serving with the Army in Korea, he went on to graduate from Duquesne University. A long and successful career in industrial sales followed, representing a number of different companies and products to a variety of industries.

Don loved animals, fishing on his boat at Lake Arthur, Pittsburgh sports, and tinkering around with technology. During his final years, he was working on a system to help children and animals from being trapped in hot cars.

There will be no public visitation. A prayer service will be held at the time of his interment, which is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 @ 12:00 PM in the lower mausoleum chapel at Christ Our Reedemer Cemetery in Ross Township, PA. All are welcome.

If so inclined, please consider a donation in his memory to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd., Pittsburgh 15237.

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  • Rade M. Opacic

    I’m really going to miss his emails. He loved this country and was very proud to be an American. Memory Eternal !!!!!

 

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