Obituary: Dr. Jerry Foropoulos Jr. July 3, 2016


Dr. Jerry Foropoulos Jr., age 61, a resident of Los Alamos, New Mexico, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry Sr. and Esther Foropoulos; sister, Janet Puhr; father in law, Frank Manzanares; as well as other loving relatives.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife Joyce Foropoulos of Los Alamos; children, April Maestas and husband Justin of Alcalde and Justin Salazar and partner, Ashley  Archuleta of Chamita; grandson, Dionicio Maestas of Alcalde; loving pet love bird, Tito; sisters, Laura Foropoulos, Amy Davis and husband Mark, Lisa Foropoulos all of Chicago, Illinois and Jean Selsvik and husband Mike of Athens, Alabama; mother in law, Sophie Manzanares of Hernandez; sisters and brothers in law, Julie Manzanares, Elizabeth Martinez, Marlene Martin and husband Gary, Judy Chavez and husband Jimmy, Elaine Rodriguez and Leonard Manzanares and wife Rachel; longtime friends, Chris Brink and Mary Cisper; God-children, Marcos Manzanares and Meredith Davis; as well as numerous other loving relatives and friends.

Public visitation will begin on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 6:30p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory with recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 7:00p.m. A second recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 9:30a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Los Alamos, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00a.m.

Graveside Services will follow at the Guaje Pines Cemetery. Assisting the family as pallbearers will be Leonard Manzanares, Justin Maestas, Dionicio Maestas, Justin Salazar, Rick Alcon David Sanchez, Dr. James Ziomek and Sherriff James Lujan. Honorary pallbearers will be, Marcos Manzanares, Myrriah Tomar, Sylvia Rodriguez, Joey Martinez, and Sue Hanson; as well as nieces and nephews.

The family of Dr. Jerry Foropoulos Jr. has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Beautiful Española Valley. 505.662.2400 or