William Joseph Lopes
JAMAICA PLAIN, MA- William Joseph Lopes formerly of Pawtucket, RI died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 in Jamaica Plain, MA.
He was born June 11, 1925 in Falmouth, MA.
He was the son of the late Noemia DeCosta and Manuel Lopes and husband of the late Norma Conti.
He is survived by two sons, William and John; John's partner, Stephen; two sisters, Emily Romiza and Virginia Rosa of Falmouth, and two grandchildren, William and Ben.
He served in combat in the Army from 1943 through 1946 and met Norma, his business law instructor, while attending Johnson & Wales Business School under the GI Bill. They spent the next 57 years together. William was employed as a Revenue Agent, for the Division of Taxation for nearly 16 years before retirement.
Visiting Hours Thursday, March 22 from 4 to 7 at Merrick Williams Funeral Home, 530 Smithfield Avenue, Pawtucket, RI. Services on Friday at 10 also at Merrick Williams. Family requests in lieu of flowers contributions be sent to the Armenian Women's Welfare Association, P.O. Box 191, Belmont, MA 02478.