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Delbert Opeña Orpia

September 25, 1984 — February 26, 2023

On Sunday, February 26, 2023 Mr. Delbert Orpia, of Calgary, Alberta passed away at the age of 38 years after a battle with cancer.

Delbert, the only son of four siblings, was born in the Philippines. He was a very happy and curious boy that was always active. Delbert attended college and received his diploma in Electronics Technology. He worked with DANAM Philippines Incorporated for two years. Delbert also worked as a video editor for a year at ABS-CBN Corporation, and then at Provincial Capitol, San Fernando, Philippines as an administrative clerk for a couple of years. After moving to Calgary, he worked at ECCO Manufacturing for four years. Delbert then started a business, ZXDD Graphics, working on videos, lights, sound and photo booth. Delbert was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served his two year mission in Philippines Cebu Mission.

Delbert had a passion for computers, electronics, fishing, camping, and gardening. He loved to be the DJ. Delbert was a kind and strong man who gave of himself in serving people around him. He fondly loved his children, and enjoyed biking with them. Delbert truly loved his family, and he especially loved the Lord more.

Delbert is survived by his loving family, his wife of 12 years Delia Ortiza Turalba of Calgary; his children Zina Diantha Orpia, Xammer Dellan Orpia both of Calgary; his mother Herminigilda Opena; his siblings Rizalia Agustin of Philippines, Melody Lopez of Philippines, Debida Lopez of Hong Kong; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Delbert was predeceased by his son Angel Dello Orpia in 2019.

A Funeral Service will be held for Delbert at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – California Blvd Chapel, 7017 California Boulevard NE, Calgary, Alberta. Graveside service will follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens.
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Saturday, March 4, 2023

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - California Boulevard Chapel

7017 California Boulevard Northeast, Calgary, AB T1Y 6S7

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