Obituary: Marian Elizabeth Vinopal
Jan. 25, 1939 and#8211; Jan. 5, 2012
After a brief illness, Marian Elizabeth (Likly) Vinopal passed away with her husband Charlie by her side. Through the end, her sense of humor and love for her husband and family prevailed.
Marian was born in Parma, Ohio, and attended St. Joseph Academy in Rocky River, Ohio. She enjoyed many jobs in her life, none more than raising her four children and volunteering for the local Theatre and Symphony Companies in Orinda, San Francisco and Reno. Razzamatazz, Magic Theater SF, Bruka Theater, and the Reno Philharmonic Pops on the River concerts were just a few of the organizations benefiting from Marianand#8217;s many talents. Marian was very creative. She loved to cross stitch, paint, cook and read. She enjoyed life and was never afraid to share her opinion.
Marian and Charlie enjoyed many adventures over 51 years, including camping, jazz concerts, wine tasting and road trips to visit family. This past August they celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a wonderful surprise party hosted by friends and family.
Marian is survived by her loving husband Charlie; children Linda (Bob), Tom (Mary), Nancy (Sam) and Beth (Jerry). Her seven grandchildren Emily, Chase, Paige, Nick, Max, Aleigh and Cooper will miss her greatly, as will her three great-grandchildren Jude, Atticus and Gemma.
Marian is also survived by her brother Chris (Clare) and sister Sarah (Bob), and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in passing by her parents Bill and Ruth Likly, and sisters Karen and Ellen.
Friends and Family are invited to join Charlie at his home in Toscana for a brief Open House Celebration of Her Life on Sunday, Jan., 8 from 1-3 p.m.
We miss you and love you, mom.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her name to any Breast Cancer Charity would be appreciated.
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