Dumitru Apetroaei

Obituary of Dumitru Apetroaei

Dumitru Apetroaei, 76, of Botosani,Romania passed away peacefully on December 6, 2021 in his own home in Oregon City, OR. Dumitru was born on July 28th 1945. He was fifth-born in a family of six children.


At the age of eighteen he moved to Lupeni, Hunedoara. Dumitru proudly served his country in the Romanian army from 1966-67. After the military he married the love of his life Maria Nanea in 1968 and they enjoyed 53 years together. They raised two children Daniel & Gabriela. Dumitru worked in the coal mine from 1968-91. In 2003 after many attempts to get approval to immigrate to the United States his dream came true and in 2021 he became a US citizen! Dumitru was a happy person who loved his family.


He was a great husband, father and grandfather (affectionately known as Bunu) Dumitru is survived by his wife Maria, son Daniel and his wife Petronella, daughter Gabriela and her husband Florin; grandchildren, Allen, Alexis, Mihnea, Larisa. 


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Funeral Service

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Canby Funeral Chapel
160 S. Grant Street
Canby, Oregon, United States
(503) 266-1144

Graveside Service

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Zion Memorial Cemetery
2010 S Township Rd
Canby, Oregon, United States

Prayer Service

Gathering at Canby Funeral Chapel at 2:00pm for time of prayer before heading to Zion Memorial Cemetery.
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