On August 25, 2003. EDWARD CHARLES OPET, 46, of Fulton, Howard County, MD. Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Former employee of ManorCare, Inc. and Mar riott Corporation. Beloved husband of Heidi D. Marinaccio-Opet, formerly of Washington, D.C.; devoted father of four year old son Nikolas M. Opet; loving son of Carl Edward and Alberta Marianne (Zaleskas) Opet of Wilkes-Barre, PA; brother of Louise L. Sulitka, Delphine T. Opet, Diane E. Thomas, Joan M. Rojsuontikal, Thomas D. Opet, Paul S. Opet, James M. Opet and Marisue J. Sack. Mr. Opet is also survived by many other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City on Thursday, August 28 from 6 to 8 P.M. and Friday, August 29 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 30 at 11:30 from St. Louis Church, 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville. Interment St. Louis Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 12 at 2 P.M. in the Chapel at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may direct memorials to the Nikolas M. Opet Scholarship Fund, c/o Mercy Health Foundation, 301 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202.
THE BALTIMORE SUN