Gavril Ciuciu

September 16, 1939August 22, 2020

Gavril Ciuciu, 80, of Wilson passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020, at his home surrounded by his beloved family. Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 Noon Friday, August 28, 2020, at Farmington Heights Church, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway W, Wilson, NC. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson, NC.

The family will receive friends Thursday, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, 2704 Nash St N, Wilson, NC.

Gavril was born in Spinus, Romania, the son of the late Pavel and Elena Sabau Ciuciu. He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1987 and settled in Philadelphia, PA. Gavril had a PhD in Economics and he was a quality control supervisor in the automobile manufacturing industry. He and his wife moved to Wilson, NC in 2005. After moving to Wilson, he became a member of Farmington Heights Church. Gavril loved writing and people. He owned and operated a small tax preparation business, often providing his services at no charge for people in the community. Gavril’s life was devoted to his family, especially his grandchildren. He felt that his greatest accomplishment was in knowing the Lord. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife, Cornelia Dragan Ciuciu; one daughter, Claudia C. Stanciu (Christian) of Wilson; one son, Gabriel Ciuciu (Catherine) of Philadelphia, PA; four grandchildren, Daniel A. Stanciu, Jessica C. Stanciu, Gabriella C. Ciuciu and Alex Ciuciu; one sister, Eugenia Paul of Philadelphia, PA; and two brothers, Pavel Ciuciu of Philadelphia, PA and Miron Ciuciu of Romania.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Alexander Ciuciu.

Flowers are welcome and memorials may be directed to Farmington Heights Church, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway W, Wilson, NC 27896.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be made at


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