Thomas "Tommy" H. Orsak

May 23, 1923October 29, 2013

Funeral Services for Thomas (Tommy) Henry Orsak will be held at 10:00 am Monday, November 4, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Victoria, Texas, Father Dominic Antwi-Boasiako officiating. A Rosary will precede the service at 9:30 am and will be led by Tommy and Betty Orsak of Bay City. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Victoria.

Tommy, who died Tuesday, October 29, 2013, was the husband of the late Patricia Rippamonti Orsak who preceded him in death in 2006. They were married March 31st, 1951. He was born in Frenstat, Texas (Burleson County) on May 23, 1923, to John and Anna Marek Orsak. Tommy had a large family of 12 brothers and sisters. In the 1930’s, Tommy joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and later joined the Navy, serving his country in WWII. Tommy then went to work for Central Power and Light and retired after 38 years of service.

He is survived by 3 children, Deborah Orsak, of Victoria, Thomas Orsak of Victoria, and Mark and wife Joyce Orsak, of Andrews, Texas. He also leaves behind 2 grandchildren, Rachel and husband Daniel Ochoa of Leander, Texas, and Evan Orsak and wife Kayla, of Dallas, Texas; also 2 great grandchildren Canon and Lauryn Ochoa. Surviving sibling is Marcella Schraub of Bay City and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Jim Orsak, Randy Finch, Bill Kutac, John Finch (Buck), Craig Prukop and Daniel Roznovsky.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament Sisters, 1101 NE Water Street, Victoria, Texas, 77901, or a charity of your choice.

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  • Rosary Monday, November 4, 2013
  • Mass of the Resurrection Monday, November 4, 2013

Thomas "Tommy" H. Orsak

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Sandra Rippamonti Stelpflug

November 4, 2013

I will miss you, Uncle Tommy. I know you are in the arms of Jesus and Aunt Pat is with you. I will be praying for you and your family.

David Maxey

November 3, 2013

We're so very sorry for your loss. I know your Dad is in a better place with no pain and only joy and happiness. You are in our hearts and prayers.

Janice Hammons

November 3, 2013

I extend my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your father.

Martha Young

November 2, 2013

Sweet reunion with your lovely wife. As you are mourned on earth your happiness abounds in heaven. You will be missed by many for your generosity and kindness. My kids will always remember you and Nano as their adoptive grandparents. Rest in peace.

Betty & Steve Orsak

November 1, 2013

We are keeping you close in thought during this sad time, and wishing you moments of peace. Our prayers are with you.

November 1, 2013

Uncle Tommy, may you rest in peace. We send our love and prayers for Gods blessings for your family and bring them peace and comfort during this time of sorrow. Rosemary & Gaylon Harvey, Blessing, Texas

Marinell Schwarz

November 1, 2013

RIP, Tommy, you will be missed. Thanks for all the vegetables you shared with me. I always enjoyed the opportunities I had to visit with you. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Dennis Owen

October 31, 2013

Our deepest condolences on the loss of your father. Our prayers and thoughts for comfort are with you during this time of need.