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OPRE, James F.

OPRE, James F.

OPRE - James F. April 20, 2019 at age 77; Jim is going to be dearly missed by his family and friends. Jim passed peacefully on April 20th from injuries sustained in an accident. Jim's parents Frank and Helen Opre emigrated to Toronto, Canada from Hungary during the late 30's. Jim was born in Toronto in 1941, he grew up in Toronto and during high school he met and married his high school sweetheart Jane Hounsome. He had a 25-year career with Air Canada which started in Toronto, with stops in Montreal, Cleveland and then eventually moved to and stayed in Buffalo in 1976. Jim was preceded in death by his beloved Jane who passed away in 2002 from Breast Cancer. Jim leaves behind his children Michael J. (Barbara) Opre, Stephanie (Michael) Lock and was predeceased by his infant son Duane Opre; loving "Gramps" to Tanya, Shayne, Ryan, Connor, Dylan, Camden and Arden; and the brother of the late Bill Opre (Toronto). The family will be present to receive friends on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 9:00 - 11:15 AM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Hopkins) where prayers will be offered at 11:15 AM and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 PM from St. Mary Chapel, 6919 Transit Road, Swormville, NY. The family would like to request in lieu of flowers please make any donations to Please share condolences at

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