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In Memoriam – Paul Öpik

sünd. 04/08/1928 Tartus

sure. 29/05/2022 Canberras

Paul was born on August 4 1928 in Tartu and died on May 29 in Canberra.

He was the youngest child of Dr Armin Alexander Öpik and his wife Varvara. He was predeceased by his parents and three sisters, Ira, Nora and Juta.

Paul was married for 70 years to Hilja Vilumets who also predeceased him. In 2004 Paul was awarded the Order of the White Star Class IV by the President of Estonia for his services to Estonia, an award that gave him great pride.

He will be greatly missed here in Australia by his nieces Sigrid Darby, Mai Romot and Kai Romot Smith and their families as well as relatives overseas.

Memorial Service
Saturday June 25 12:00 pm
Norwood Park Crematorium
65 Sandford St Mitchell
ACT 2911

By Kristi Barrow

Loves all things Estonian. Especially Crafters Elderflower gin. Aussie born.