Dr. Robert A. Oppermann of Doylestown, PA passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. He was 92.
Born in Chicago, IL on August 26, 1928 to the late Reginald A. and Irene (Brouty) Oppermann, Robert resided in Montville, NJ before moving to Doylestown, PA 20 years ago.
Robert received a Master of Science Degree and Doctoral Degree in Philosophy from the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL. He was formerly employed as a microbiologist at Nalco Chemical Co. of Chicago, Corning Glass Works of Corning, NY and Cosan Chemical Co. of Carlstadt, NJ. Robert also worked as a scientific consultant after retirement.
He served in the US Army Medical Corp. from 1950-1952 during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany at the Surgeon’s General Laboratory at Heidelberg. Robert was a collector of Chinese Ink with a keen interest in Asian art, culture and food.
He was the beloved husband of the Lois Oppermann; devoted father Susan Reo and husband Lou, Rob Oppermann and partner Mark Geisler, and the late Leslie Oppermann; dear brother of Charlie Oppermann and wife Janet, and the late Harold Oppermann and wife Dorothy; loving grandfather of Lauren Alonso and husband Ruben, Michael Reo and Fiancée Megan Burke; cherished great-grandfather of Sofia and Nicolas Alonso.
A viewing will be held at the Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home, 344 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA on Sunday, September 13th from 2:00-4:00 pm. A graveside service will be held at Marion Center Memorial Cemetery, Marion Center, PA on Monday, September 14th at 1:00 pm.
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