Reverend Carl Ciprian, Pastor Emeritus of Holy Trinity Parish in Barberton, passed away early this morning, Monday, 21 November 2011 after having received the prayerful support and consolation of the Sacraments.
Carl Ciprian was born in Canton, Ohio on 17 May 1933 to the late Anthony and Domenica (nee Grassano) Cipriano He was educated at St. Anthony Elementary School in Canton, Ohio, Central Catholic High School in Canton, Ohio, Athenaeum of Ohio College (St. Gregory/St. Mary Seminary) in Cincinnati, Ohio, Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corner, Wisconsin. On 20 Augusf 1976, he was ordained as a Franciscan Friar at the Alverna Friary in Youngstown, Ohio. On 1 January 1992, Father Ciprian was Incardinated in the Diocese of Cleveland.