Gabriel Milorad Ciupeiu, 18, of Aurora, died on June 24, 2017.
Born July 13, 1998, Mr. Ciupeiu attended L. J. Hauser Junior High School in Riverside for a short time, and worked as a bus boy at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House in Chicago. Mr. Ciupeiu had family in North Riverside and he enjoyed sports, especially football, video games, cars and motorcycles.
Mr. Ciupeiu was the son of Dragana (Areli) Paniagua and Gabriel George (Alexandra) Ciupeiu; the grandson of Dusan and Zlata Milic and the late Paul and Maria Ciupeiu; the brother of Alexis, Marina, Jessica and Anabela Paniagua and Anthony Ciupeiu; the boyfriend of Lauren Williams; and the nephew of Marius, Darius, Sorin and Paul Ciupeiu and Dragan (Sarah) Milic. He is survived by many more aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation is on Sunday, July 2 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 Desplaines Ave. in North Riverside. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 3 at 11 a.m. at Holy Nativity Romanian Orthodox Church, 5825 N. Mozart St. in Chicago, followed by interment at Rosehill Cemetery.