In Loving

Marissa Christina Catropa

Aug. 2, 2001 – July 3, 2022

Marissa Christina Catropa, 20, of Richmond passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30pm Monday, July 11 at Affinity Funeral Service – Richmond Chapel, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23294.

Click here to view the livestreamed funeral service for Marissa Christina Catropa.

Memorial Service


Affinity Funeral Service

2720 Enterprise Pkwy

Richmond, Virginia 23294


Monday, July 11, 2022


2:30 pm

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  1. Mark Fisher July 9, 2022 at 4:23 pm - Reply

    My deepest condolences Rich to you and the family.
    Luther ( from red lobster days)

  2. Reginald Shaun Wynn July 9, 2022 at 10:00 pm - Reply

    Rich and Judy and Joanna. We are heartbroken with your family. We will continue to pray incessantly for you guys.

  3. Judy Orebaugh July 10, 2022 at 9:53 am - Reply

    The Orebaugh family

  4. The Orebaugh family July 10, 2022 at 9:56 am - Reply

    Our deepest condolences to the Catropa family and friends for this painful unimaginable loss. Our thoughts and prayers to support you during this grieving . We love you

  5. Loretta Dennis July 10, 2022 at 11:48 am - Reply

    Rich, Judy, Joanna and Margaret,
    No words could ease the pain in your hearts, I am so sorry to hear about dear Marissa. I loved her like my niece. You are all in my prayers. May she Rest In Peace.
    I love you all.

  6. Lisa Klein July 10, 2022 at 11:55 am - Reply

    Our sweet curly hair pigtails Marissa will be forever in our hearts. We loved her like a niece and cousin to our kids. You will always be family to us. Our condolences and love to Rich, Judy and Joanna and all the extended family. We are here to support you through this.
    Ed, Lisa, Bri and Matt Klein

  7. Lorna Farruggio July 10, 2022 at 12:10 pm - Reply

    Having lost a child I know the depth of the void that is left. I did find peace in my lord but the laughter n love of Tom is still missing. Peace n love from me to you n your family.

  8. Leslie McGuigan July 10, 2022 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    My heart breaks for the entire Catropa family. May Marissa’s memory be a blessing. Sending love ❤️

  9. Tara Hawks July 10, 2022 at 9:44 pm - Reply

    To Rich, Judy, Joanna, Nanny, David, and Carter, we want to you to know how sorry we are for your loss. We extend our condolences to you and your family. We will continue to keep praying for you. Continue to lean on God and each other. Please dont hesitate to reach out to us if you need anything—to talk, to listen, or whatever you may need at that time. With love, Tara, Stephanie, Marché, Hannah, and Michael

    • Brianna Ashcraft July 11, 2022 at 2:30 pm - Reply

      I’ll love you until my last breath, Riss. You were so beyond beautiful inside and out and the world is so much darker already. You’re my gem.

  10. Lucy and Jose Ortiz July 10, 2022 at 10:27 pm - Reply

    Our deepest sympathies. May the good memories you shared bring you all peace at this time.

  11. Irma and Jose Ortiz July 11, 2022 at 6:37 am - Reply

    Our deepest sympathy, may you find peace and comfort. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family .

  12. heidi farley July 11, 2022 at 8:40 am - Reply

    There are no words that I can say that will ease your pain. My heart breaks for you and your family. I’m so sorry.
    I don’t know what else to say. I pray for God’s peace upon you.

  13. Jeff Fuerte July 11, 2022 at 9:15 am - Reply

    To Rich and family, there are no words for when you lose a child, especially in the prime of their life. Please take comfort that you will see her again in heaven. My family grieves along with you and we pray every day for you and your family.

  14. Andy Beatty July 11, 2022 at 11:48 am - Reply

    To Rich and family, I send my deepest sympathy to you all in this extremely hard time. I’ll continue to keep you all in prayer and ask God to bring peace to you all.

  15. Elizabeth Ortiz July 11, 2022 at 1:53 pm - Reply

    Know that your in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Love you guys

  16. Belinda Harris July 11, 2022 at 2:26 pm - Reply

    Judy, Rich and Joanna, I’m so very sorry for the loss
    of Marissa. I know this is a difficult time, please know
    we are thinking about you and praying for your healing.
    I pray that God holds you in his comfort, Marissa will be
    watching over you guys I know. If there is anything you
    need, that we can help with please don’t hesitate.
    – Belinda, James & Jordan.

  17. Judy Orebaugh July 11, 2022 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    The service was a beautiful l tribute to a beautiful girl gone too soon. There were many tears and many sniffles from everyone as our heart aches for the loss of Marissa

  18. Jonesha Motley July 12, 2022 at 8:36 am - Reply

    I love you guys I can’t express how beautiful all you guys souls are Marrisa was and always will be a beautiful person

  19. Tammy Prokkopis July 12, 2022 at 10:49 am - Reply

    Rich & Family – I am so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  20. Marc D Seccia July 12, 2022 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    Mr. and Mrs. Catropa and Joanna –

    We are so very sorry for your loss. We are wishing you all peace and the comfort of Marissa’s memory to guide you through this difficult time. You are in all of our thoughts.

    The Seccia Family

  21. Jon Hope July 12, 2022 at 4:52 pm - Reply

    No parent should ever have to deal with the lost of a child. Rich and Judy I can only imagine what the days are like right now. They will get better. Please know the Hope family is right next door if you need anything. We are all keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. If you need a drink a or break from life for a little while just come over anytime.

  22. Dave Miller July 14, 2022 at 7:02 am - Reply

    Rich and Judy,
    I just learned of this tragic event, and want to give you guys me deepest condolences. I hope you will eventually find a ray of sunshine through the clouds and darkness. I am so so sorry for your loss. Dave Miller

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