Marcelino “Satch” Lopez, 81, of Orange, passed away Sept. 21, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, Sept. 25, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Chaplain Kevin Trinkle and the Rev. Barry Bradley. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 pm, Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, April 26, 1934, he was the son of John Lopez and Augustine Pachuca Lopez. Satch enjoyed fishing and watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns. He loved spending time with his family and joking around with them.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters and five brothers.
He is survived by his children, Martha Callais and husband Glen and Clarice Matherne and husband Raymond, all of Larose, La, Tracy Lopez of Vermont, Dawn Brulet and husband Charles, of Arizona, John Lopez and wife Rachel, of Orange and Michael Lopez and wife Stephanie, of Bridge City; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and his brothers, Fred Lopez, Roger Lopez and Manuel Lopez.
Serving as pallbearers will be John Lopez, Michael Lopez, Glen Callais, Jr., Erik Callais, Raymond Matherne, Jr. and Christopher Matherne. Honorary pallbearer is Ray Edge.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Lil Betty with Gentiva Hospice.