November 25, 1972 ~ February 7, 2022
San Antonio, TX
Resided in: San Antonio, TX
Lydia Christine Lopez of San Antonio, Texas passed away on Monday, February 7th, 2022, with her family at her bedside. She was 49 years old.
“Chrissy” as she was known to her family, was born in San Antonio on November 25th, 1972. She had resided in the San Antonio area for most of her life, however, she lived in Northern California for several years, during her twenties. She also lived in England as a child and considered the experience a very special time in her life.
Lydia worked in customer service positions for most of her working career, with her most rewarding role being employed by Travelocity.com. Lydia was always thinking of assisting others in any way she could, whether it be on her job, or in real life situations. She constantly addressed others needs and desires ahead of her own.
Lydia was a movie buff extraordinaire. Aside from frequenting the movie theatres, her favorite cable TV channel was TCM (Turner Classic Movies). Lydia love to travel, with vacations to India and Italy highlighting her journeys around the world. Lydia was a connoisseur of fine foods, and often enjoyed preparing exotic dishes for her family. She was also an avid reader, with Judith McNaught being her favorite author. The two other loves in her life were her dog, Dottie and her Siamese cat, Chinger.
Lydia is survived by her mother, Gloria DeLeon and her father, Rodolfo J. Lopez. She is also survived by her loving sister, Debbie Lopez Squyres and her beloved nephews and niece, RJ Fontenot, Bella Fontenot and Christian Squyres, in addition to very special family member, Allan Mekulchek.
Other surviving family members include Uncles, David DeLeon, Jr., Richard DeLeon, Daniel Lopez and Gabriel Lopez; Aunts, Alicia Galvan and Martha Brumbalow. Counted among survivors are extended family members consisting of several first and second cousins.
In lieu of flowers, Lydia’s family requests donations be made to The American Cancer Society at cancer.org and select the Memorial and Honor Giving option.