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Doina V. Craciun


Doina V. Craciun (nee Muresan), passed away at home in Elyria on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, following a brief illness. She was born in Timisoara, Romania, she emigrated to the U.S. in 1977.

She worked as an instrumentation engineer in Miami, Florida and Greensburg, Pennsylvania, before moving to Maryland. After retirement, she moved to Elyria to be closer to family and found a passion for arts and crafts. She was very involved with volunteering and teaching at Elyria Arts Council Community Art Center and Gallery.

She was the beloved wife of Emil; cherished mother of Gene (Jill); devoted grandmother to Jack and Ty; dearest sister to Elena (Ion) and loving aunt to many.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vasile and Emma and her brother, Vasile.

Private services will be held for the family.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626.

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