Meadville Tribune

January 30, 2014

Opal L. Furno

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Opal L. Furno, 86, of 14714 Park Ave. Ext., Meadville, formerly of 16222 N. Shady Acres, Meadville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Meadville Rehab & Nursing Center.

Opal was born in Edinboro, on December 17, 1927, a daughter of the late Perry and Jesse (Bierworth) Rubner.

On April 3, 1947, Opal married Dominick Furno; he preceded her in death on September 13, 2013.

After more than 35 years of service, Opal retired from Plant #7 of the former Talon Inc. of Meadville. She attended Meadville schools and loved to line dance.

Opal is survived by three children, Becky Cousins of Erie, Sharon Manning of Alabama, Charlene Hannold and her husband, Terry, of Meadville; six grandchildren, Patti Hart, Scott Manning, Tonya Gido, Marc Gregor, Kristoffer Gregor and his wife, Elizabeth, Sean Cousins; 13 great grandchildren, Alex Gregor, Tori Gido, Andrew Gregor, Chelsea Gregor, Kassidy Gido, Randy Bucklew, Tucker Gregor, Jackson Gregor, Masyn Gregor, Savana Gregor, Dylan Cousins, twins Colin and Liam Cousins; one great-great grandson, Ace Benjamin Rankin; two sisters, Marie Wellman of Union City and Evelyn Rubner of Meadville; a brother, Perry Rubner and his wife, Helen, of Conneaut Lake; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, and her husband, Dominick of 66 years, Opal was preceded in death by a grandson. Geoffery Gregor; four sisters, Edna Enssle, Mildred Burger, Eleanor Trimm and Doris Derby; and a brother, Glen Rubner.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Temple Jarrell of New Beginnings Church of God officiating.

Opal will be laid to rest next to her husband, Dominick, in Greendale Cemetery, West Mead Township.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Alzheimers Association-N/W PA, 1128 State St., Suite 301, Erie, PA 16501 or Southern Care Hospice, 16039 Conneaut Lake Road, Suite 108, Meadville, PA 16335, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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