Bethlehem Press

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Guadalupe Ocampo, Holy Infancy Catholic Church member

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Guadalupe “Lupe” Ocampo, 92, of Bethlehem, died at her residence Aug. 27, 2019. Born in Ameca Jalisco, Mexico, she was a daughter of the late Wenceslao Sanchez Ruiz and Catalina (Alvarez) Ruiz. She was the wife of the late Eliseo “Leo” Ocampo for 70 years. She was proud to be a citizen of the United States.

She was a seamstress and was a sewing machine operator for local factories in the Lehigh Valley for over 27 years until she retired in 1978.

She was a parishioner of Holy Infancy Catholic Church.

She was a member of the ILGWU.

She is survived by six children, Maria Delgrosso and her husband Jim, and Grace Ocampo, all of Bethlehem; Joseph J. and his wife Terry Ocampo of Ann Arbor, Michigan; Leo and his wife Kathy Ocampo of Easton, Deacon José “Tony” Ocampo of Bethlehem; and Laura P. Wisser and her husband Scott of Allentown; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a brother, Efren Ruiz; and a sister, Catalina Uribe.

Contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice Endowment Fund, 240 Union Plaza Station, Bethlehem, PA 18015 and/ or Holy Infancy Catholic Church, 312 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, PA 18015.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.