Leo James Collopy, Jr.

January 30, 1918 - September 10, 2011
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Leo James Collopy, Jr., 93, of Galveston, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2011, at his residence.

Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Friday, September 16th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Father Maynard Tetrault, OFM, officiating. Burial will follow the service at Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

The family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Thursday, September 15th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.

Leo was born January 30, 1918, in Galveston, Texas. He owned and operated The Boatmen’s Association for 45 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Emma and Leo James Collopy, Sr.; wife, Jewel Collopy; five sisters; and one brother.

Leo is survived by his son, Michael Collopy and wife, Betty, of Texas City; daughters, Michele Jourdan and fiancé, Chris Lewis, and Janice Carothers, both of Galveston; sister, Eileen Shaklovitz and husband, Dan; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Chris Lewis, Leslie Summerville, Robert Rodriguez, James Mansker, John Mansker, and David Mansker.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Richard Beach for the exceptional care he gave to Leo.

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Born: January 30, 1918
Died: September 10, 2011

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Linda (Hunter) and Mel Aamoth posted on 11/30/-1

So sorry to hear about Uncle Leo's passing. Seeing that smiling face, is like seeing Grandpa Collopy staring back at you. Such a long and full life, pray we have all inherited those same long life genes!


John Shaklovitz posted on 11/30/-1

I'm sorry to here of uncle Leo passing. What a great life he had. Our prayers are with you. John


Susan Shaklovitz Thomas posted on 11/30/-1

Dear Michele, Michael, and Janice, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this time. We all have many fond and happy memories of Leo. On behalf of Eileen and Dan Shaklovitz and our entire family, Susan Thomas


Angie Guerra posted on 11/30/-1

My deepest sympathy goes to the family of Mr. Collopy. I have known Mr. Collopy my entire life, both as a child and adult, I had nothing but respect for him. He was a awesome husband,father,grandfather,friend and neighbor. Postoffice Street will not be the same without him. May God give you peace at your of loss. Peace be with you all. Angie Guerra