Maria C. Lopes


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Gloucester - Maria (Castro) Lopes, 97, wife of the late Custodio Lopes, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 21, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Gloucester Healthcare.
She was born in Ilhavo, Portugal on April 12, 1922, daughter of the late Jose da Rocha Neto and Maria de Castro Clina.
Maria worked for many years at Gorton's of Gloucester as a fish packer. She enjoyed traveling back and forth to Portugal to see extended family and friends. Maria loved crocheting in her spare time. Getting together and seeing her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren was very important to her. Maria was also a member of the D E S Club.
Mrs. Lopes was very devoted to her family and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her three sons, Alberto Lopes and his wife Rosa, Ernesto Lopes and his wife Amelia, Joao Lopes and his wife Rosa Maria, all of Gloucester; grandchildren Cristina Lopes Collins and her husband Nathan of Gloucester, Natalia Lopes and her husband Stephen Moccia of Gloucester, Danielle DosSantos and her husband Salomao of North Carolina, Peter Lopes of Gloucester, Paulo and Claudia Lopes of Gloucester; great grandchildren Kaya Collins, Isaac and Asaph DosSantos, Gio Moccia, Ethan and Esme Rose Lopes.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of Good Voyage Church on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. A visitation will be held prior to the Mass in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester, on Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. The burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. For online condolences, please visit
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Manuel and Gerry Gaipo
Aug 24, 2019
Our sympathy and condolences to your family for your loss. May she rest in peace. Manny and Gerry Gaipo