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Colonial Funeral Home

625 Kitty Hawk Road, Universal City, TX

OBITUARY

Eleanor Opdycke

November 28, 1926June 6, 2019
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Eleanor Frances Opdycke

Eleanor Frances Opdycke, 92, formerly of Universal City, TX passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in Houston, TX.

Eleanor who preferred to be called ‘Ellie’ was born on November 28, 1926. She graduated from Belmont High School and went on to Graduate from Massachusetts Memorial School of Nursing in 1946. Ellie married Robert Marland Opdycke on March 20, 1959. They were happily married for 30 years and lived in Universal City Texas.

Ellie was dedicated to working as the School Nurse for St. Monica’s Catholic School for over 50 years and was deeply respected and loved by all who knew her. She had a deep dedication to the School, her Catholic faith and her church.

Ellie is survived by her daughter Tracy Opdycke and her son-in-law David Pearson, her sisters Betty Breen of Burlington, Massachusetts and Marilyn Stone of Bedford, Massachusetts and many nieces and nephews.

Ellie was preceded in death by her husband Robert M. Opdycke, parents Paul and Nellie Marobella, sister Elaine Cameron and sister Pauline McKearin.

The funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 510 North St. in Converse, TX. Preceding the service, visitation will be held from 5 -8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Colonial Funeral Home in Universal City, Texas. Burial will follow the funeral at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, TX at 11:00 a.m.

The family of Eleanor Frances Opdycke wishes to thank Brookdale Champions for their caregiving of Ellie over the past four years. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp)

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COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/funeral-homes/universal-city-tx/colonial-funeral-home/7474

(210) 658-7037

  • FAMILY

  • Ellie is survived by her daughter Tracy Opdycke and her son-in-law David Pearson, her sisters Betty Breen of Burlington, Massachusetts and Marilyn Stone of Bedford, Massachusetts and many nieces and nephews.

    Ellie was preceded in death by her husband Robert M. Opdycke, parents Paul and Nellie Marobella, sister Elaine Cameron and sister Pauline McKearin.

Services

19 June

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Colonial Funeral Home

625 Kitty Hawk Road
Universal City, Texas

19 June

Rosary

7:00 pm

Colonial Funeral Home

625 Kitty Hawk Road
Universal City, Texas

20 June

Funeral Mass

9:30 am

St Monica's Catholic Church

501 North Street
Converse, Texas

20 June

Interment

11:00 am

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas

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