Joao D. Lopes
Joao D. Lopes

October 15, 1939 - December 4, 2017
Born in Brava, Cape Verde Island
Resided in Seekonk, MA
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Joao D. Lopes, age 78, of Mayflower Drive, Seekonk, died December 4, 2017 at RI Hospital. He was the husband of Maria (Andrade) Lopes. Born in Brava, Cape Verde Islands, he was a son of the late Francisco and Carlota (Dos Santos) Lopes.

He worked as a chef in the Merchant Marines (Exxon).

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children; George Lopes of Seekonk, Kathy Lopes of Boston, Michele Lopes and Linda Lopes both of NY, Carlota Camacho of NJ, Charles Lima of Brockton, Chase Sturdivant of AL, 3 grandchildren; Jordyn, Bryce and Ryan Lopes. He was the brother of Avelino Lopes of MA, Joaquim Lopes of NJ, Francisco Lopes of FL, Maria Tavares of NJ and Maria C. Lopes of Brockton.

His funeral will begin on Saturday at 8:45am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10am in St. Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Friday from 6-9pm.




Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Friday, December 8, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Martha's Church
2595 Pawtucket Avenue
East Providence, RI US 02914
Saturday, December 9, 2017
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Saturday, December 9, 2017