Martin Oppenheimer, 77, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021
Born in New York City, NY until moving to Akron, Ohio in 1962. Martin was a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving as a First Lieutenant in the US Army. He was a lifelong resident of Akron for the past 60 years. He was a member and past President and board member of Beth El Congregation in Akron and also a member of The Park Synagogue in Pepper Pike. Mr. Oppenheimer was a Sr. Marketing Manager at Babcock & Wilcox for 26 years. Also, he served as mathematics instructor at the University of Akron and Kent State University. In addition, he served proudly as a volunteer counselor at Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE) and board member of The American Heart Association.
Marty was preceded in death by his parents Doris and Siegfried Oppenheimer. He was a devoted husband of Joyce Oppenheimer of Akron, Ohio for 55 years. Father of daughters Dr. Michelle Oppenheimer Eisenberg, Bonnie Zeichner (Larry), and son Kenneth (Emily). Grandfather of 7 grandchildren Jacob, Gabriel, Jayden, Evelyn, Juliya, Clayton and Aryana. Mr. Oppenheimer was a brother of Irene Wiener (Stan), Linda Durst (Richard), brother in law to Cantor Martin Leubitz (Lisa), Barry Leubitz, the late Phyllis Leubitz Teichman, uncle to Brian (Robyne), the late Jonathan Pfeffer, Alana Teichman Frezel (David) and Kayla, Ari, Benjamin, and Daniel Leubitz.
Funeral services will be on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Beth El Synagogue, 750 White Pond Drive, Akron, Ohio, followed by burial at Anshe Sfard Cemetary on Swartz Road. The family will have Shiva visitation at the Oppenheimer residence, 1021 Arborway Dr., Akron, Ohio, Monday July 12 through Thursday July 15, 6:00-9:00 PM. In lieu of other remembrances, the family suggests donations to the Taussig Cancer Center at Cleveland Clinic, the Vasculitis Foundation or the Synagogue of your choice.