PFC Eddie Lopes
Eddie planting flag on Veterans graves a few years ago.

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.

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