By order of the Commander, it is with regret that we inform you of the death of our fellow Post 406 member, PFC Edward Lopes, September 30, 1925 ~ February 29, 2020.
Eddie was a World War Two veteran, having served in the European theater arriving on Omaha Beach a few days after D-Day. He participated in the liberation of Paris. Eddie was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Presidential Unit Citation, a Purple Heart, and the Bronze Star.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 4:00 to 7:00PM at Memorial Funeral Home 375 Broadway, Newport, RI.
Funeral services will begin on Friday, March 6, at Memorial Funeral Home 375 Broadway, Newport, RI, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial held in Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Avenue, Newport, RI at 9:30 AM.
Burial with military honors will follow at St. Columba Catholic Cemetery in Middletown, Rhode Island.