A mass will be celebrated in Roswell at St. Peters Catholic Church at 1 pm on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Ted passed away peacefully June 26, 2019 in Albuquerque, N.M.
Ted was born on October 22, 1931 to Manuel & Clara Oracion in Roswell where he made his home most of his life. He served his country with the U.S. Air Force where he met and married Barbara Hughes on June 18, 1952. Ted retired from the US Post Office, but his passion was carpentry which he used to bless the Church, Monastery, family and friends.
Ted is preceded by his wife and his son Christopher. He is survived by his other 5 children and their families, Michael Oracion, his wife, Heidi of Abilene TX and their children, Danny with his wife Megan and Jeffrey. Mark Oracion, his wife, Deborah of Albuquerque and their children, Misti and Marquis. Diana Oracion and her children, Amber, her husband, Mike Blair; Matthew, his wife, Jessica Wagner all of St Charles, MO. Karen Thomas and her husband Bo, and their children Will and Mitchell all of Waco, TX. Christopher’s children Joshua and Nicole. Paul Oracion, his wife, Joann, and children, Zachary and Carly, all of Victoria, TX; 5 great grandchildren; a brother Leo Oracion, and family; and two sisters, Ann Chaves, her family and Amy Eakens and her family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Sisters of Poor Claire Monastery, c/o St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 111 E. Deming, Roswell, NM 88203.