Antonio F. Lopes, 59, of Central Falls passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at Miriam Hospital.
Born in São Nicolau, Cape Verde, he was the son of Constancia F. Lopes of Cape Verde and the late Francisco Pedro Lopes.
Antonio immigrated to the United States in 1976 from Cape Verde and later joined the U.S. Army. He was a man with many talents. He was always known as being a handyman who enjoyed playing music and helping his family and friends. Most of all he had a zest for life and will always be remembered as someone who enjoyed having fun. He was a good man with a good heart.
Besides his mother he leaves three children, Christopher and Joshua Lopes both of Pawtucket and Raquel Lopes of East Providence, two grandchildren, Avie and Malachi Lopes, three sisters, Maria Ganeto of France, Maria Silva of East Providence and Florinda Costa of Riverside, five brothers, Francisco Freitas of São Vicente, Cape Verde, José Lopes of Rehoboth, Osvaldo Duarte of Pawtucket, João Lopes of Holland, Damião Lopes of Connecticut and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 5-8.