The Orange Leader
Rose Lopez, 90, of Orange, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am, Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange with Reverend Tom Phelan officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Orange. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Lopez, Corey Gilstrap, Ray Reider, Jr., Floyd McDuffie, Mike Pachaca, Hunter Droddy, and Stevie Pachuca. Honorary pallbearers are Glen Callis, Jr. and Erik Callis.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm, Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with a Rosary recited at 6:30pm.
Born in Orange, Texas, on December 2, 1923, Rose was the daughter of John Lopez and Augustina (Pachuca) Lopez. She worked as a clerk at Sabine Title Company for 40 years and loved tending to her azalea bushes. Rose loved spending time with her family and enjoyed caring for them.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Clara Lopez, Annie Gilstrap, Carmen Lopez; and brothers, Mike Lopez, Ben Lopez, Abe Lopez, and Gilbert Lopez.
Rose is survived by her brothers, Tony Lopez of Denver, Colorado, Marcelino Lopez of New Orleans, Louisiana, Fred Lopez of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Manuel Lopez, Roger Lopez, both of Orange, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as great and great great nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society; P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, 1-800-227-2345.