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Oscar Lopez, Sr.

December 5, 1952 — November 9, 2022

El Paso, Texas

     Oscar Lopez 1952-2022
Our beloved Oscar Lopez, age 69, passed away on Wednesday, November
9, 2022 at his home. By his side, was his wife Gloria, who had taken special care
of him until his passing.


A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Monday, November 14,
2022, at Sunset Funeral Home-West, 480 N. Resler Dr. with a Rosary at 7:00
p.m. A funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at
Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1551 Belvidere. Interment will follow at Memory
Gardens of the Valley in Santa Teresa, NM. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral
Home-West.


Oscar was born in El Paso, Texas, on December 5, 1952, to Jose and
Esperanza Lopez. He was raised in Smelter Town where he later started his
career as a copper smelter. Oscar graduated from Canutillo High School in 1972
where he met the love of his life, Gloria Ochoa. In his High School years, he
excelled in sports, specifically track. He then proceeded to work for Asarco for 28
years.


He was united in marriage to Gloria Ochoa, on June 28, 1971. They had
over 50 years together.


He was known as “Poppa” by his grandchildren and “Yogas” by childhood
close friends. He was known for his family gatherings and his love for outdoor
cooking.


He is preceded in death by his parents; Jose & Esperanza Lopez, and sister:
Julie Romero. Oscar leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife; Gloria
Lopez, and son: Oscar Lopez. Jr., daughters: Claudia Silva (Juan Carlos), Lizzie
Lopez-Rueda (Raul), eight granddaughters; Devon, Micaela, Ryan, Sasha,
Daniela, Isabela, Stella, Sloan, sister: Yolie Montoya, and beloved cousin: Teddy
Martinez. He was loved by all nieces and nephews.


Oscar Lopez's smile was made of sunshine, his heart was made of gold, and
his eyes were as bright as the ocean. Oscar brought kindness and love into the
lives of everyone he met. So many people are better because they knew him.
Although we would all give anything for more time for our beloved Oscar, it is
time he may rest in peace.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Oscar Lopez, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, November 14, 2022

5:00 - 9:00pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Sunset Funeral Home - West

480 N. Resler, El Paso, TX 79912

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Rosary

Monday, November 14, 2022

7:00 - 8:00pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Sunset Funeral Home - West

480 N. Resler, El Paso, TX 79912

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Mass

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

10:30 - 11:00am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Queen of Peace Catholic Church

1551 Belvidere Street, El Paso, TX 79912

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

12:00 - 12:30pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Memory Gardens of the Valley Cemetery

4900 McNutt Rd, Santa Teresa, NM 88008

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