Irene Lopes

Irene Lopes, 92, of Hazelwood Avenue died peacefully on Sunday November 13, 2016 at Water View Villa Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late John W. “Scuppy” Lopes. A kind and gentle soul, Irene was born in Providence.  She was a daughter of the late Antonio and Julia (Pina) Santos. Irene worked in the costume jewelry industry for many years before retiring. She leaves one daughter, Natalie S. Lopes, three sisters, Sylvia Gomes, Lydia Pina and Evelyn Morse, one brother, Joseph Santos and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Antonio Santos, Jr. and George Santos.  Her family meant the world to her. Her funeral will be held on Friday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 5-8.   The family asks that you perform an act of kindness every day in her memory.