Of Antelope, CA, September 12, 2019, born in Mizil, Romania, on October 5, 1939, age 79 years. Valeriu was a beloved Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather, He was very well known in the Romanian community and by the people of the Romanian church. He enjoyed going to church and spending time with family and friends. He loved to join in the celebrations of the Romanian Festivals where he would dance and enjoy the delicious spread of food. Valeriu was a HUGE soccer fan and his favorite team is Steaua, and anyone that knew him, knew how much he loved spending his weekends yelling at the tv during soccer season. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Loving husband of Paulina Gheorma. Cherished father of Jennifer Tyler, Rodica Messenger, Marinela Eubank, and Valentine Gheorma. Grandfather of Chris Dobre, Ana Benson, Andrea Tyler, Florin Maria. Great grandfather of Gabriel Dobre, Bryan Benson II, Bailey Benson, Xzavier Cortez-Lopez, Santiago Cortez-Lopez, and his nieces and nephews; Ion Gheorma, Adrian Gheorma, Ana Maria Alexandru, and Roxana Constantin.
Friends are welcome for a visitation on Friday, September 20, 2019, at 9:00 AM, followed by a funeral service at 10:00 AM all at PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (6335 Sunrise Blvd., Citrus Heights, CA, 916-725-2109). Interment to follow at 11:30 AM at Sylvan Cemetery (7401 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights CA.)
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