Nicholas “Nick” Oropeza, Sr.


Nicholas “Nick” Oropeza, Sr.

1928 ~ 2018

Nicholas “Nick” Oropeza, 90, was born on March 22, 1928 to Atanazio Oropeza and Juana Salas Oropeza and was called home to Our Lord’s heavenly kingdom on November 17, 2018.  He was a man of faith; a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.  He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Era.  He was a faithful parishioner at St. Christopher Catholic Church, were he served as an usher, was a member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society and a bazaar chairman.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Nick Oropeza, Jr.; and his daughter, Patricia Ann Oropeza.  He leaves behind to cherish his memories his loving wife, Josephine Oropeza; his son, Michael Oropeza; his daughter, Cathy Brock; his sister, Rosie Quiroga; his grandchildren, Christopher Oropeza, Joel Brock, Lauren Brock, and Nicole Oropeza; numerous nephews and nieces; and other relatives and friends.  Nick will be dearly missed by those whose lives he touched.

Visitation:  Sunday, November 25, 2018

Times:  4:00pm – 8:00pm

Rosary:  6:00pm

Location:  Compean Funeral Home Main Chapel

Funeral Service:  Monday, November 26, 2018

Mass:  11:00am

Location:  St. Christopher Catholic Church (8150 Park Place Blvd., Houston, TX 77017)

Interment:  Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery

  1. Yolanda Tameyoza Ramirez

    12 months ago  

    I’m deeply sorry for your loss. Our Heavenly Father Jehovah promises that you will see him again very soon! Acts 24:15, John 5:28,29. He will also be in perfect health Revelation 21:1-5.

  2. Yvonne Rena

    12 months ago  

    Liz, my deepest condolences for your loss.
    My prayers for you and your family.

  3. Yolanda

    12 months ago  

    Sincere condolences go out to the family. Please find comfort and hope in the guarantee that soon death will be no more (Rev. 21: 3, 4) and the exciting promise that those we have lost will be reunited with us again (Acts 24:15 & Psalms 37:29).

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