Mallory Elizabeth Opel, 27, Indianapolis, tragically passed away November 24, 2017. Mallory was born August 15, 1990, in Indianapolis, to Douglas and Julie (Bartram) Opel, who survive.
Mallory attended St. Mark Catholic Elementary School and graduated from Roncalli High School in 2009. As a student at Roncalli, Mallory excelled as an athlete, playing volleyball and basketball. She was employed as an LPN for American Senior Communities at Rosewalk Village. Mallory will be fondly remembered as an honest and hard-working person who was fiercely loyal to those she loved and those who loved her. She was a beautiful lady who simply adored being the best mom she could be to her daughter, Camilla Rose. Camilla brought an abundant amount of joy to her life. Mallory enjoyed spending time on the beach, especially in Perdido Key, Florida. Above all, she treasured time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, David Bartram and her paternal grandmother, Donna (Morgan) Opel. Mallory’s sister, Meredith Grace Opel, also tragically died on November 24, 2017.
Mallory’s family includes her beloved daughter, Camilla Rose; parents, Doug and Julie Opel; siblings, Morgan and Bryce Opel; maternal grandmother, Janet Bartram; paternal grandparents, Ronald E. and Carol Opel; a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends and family will gather to celebrate the life of Mallory Elizabeth Opel on Friday, December 1, 2017, 3 to 8 p.m., in the gymnasium at Roncalli High School. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, December 2, 2017, in the gymnasium at Roncalli. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Camilla Rose Jackson Educational Trust c/o the funeral home or to Roncalli High School. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home. Visit www.ORileyFuneralHome.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.