Lopez, Joe

Passed: July 04, 2015


Joe G. Lopez, 87, of Goodyear, AZ died July 4, 2015 in Surprise, AZ.  He was born December 12, 1927 in Los Angeles, CA to Luis and Margaret Lopez.  Joe served in the National Guard and Merchant Marines from 1945-1952 of which he was honorably discharged.    He retired from McDonald Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, CA.  Joe was an excellent cook and loved to cook for his family and friends.  He loved music, golf and was an avid reader. He is survived by his daughters Carol Jarvis, Elaine Santa Cruz; son James Lopez; sister Esther Gasporra; brother Bert Lopez; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Kathryn Lopez. Private services will be held.

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5 responses to Lopez, Joe

  1. Laura Yanes says:

    He will be missed and remembered with love always. Rest in Peace, Joe.

  2. May He rest in peace in Gods’ hands…

  3. Our most sincere condolences to your entire family. The loss of a Dad is difficult on our hearts, we keep all of you in prayer for peace of heart. May your Joe G. Lopez rest in eternal peace. It is comforting to think of the beautiful reunion in heaven with all of his loved ones.

    Our Dad, Joe M. Polanco 3/28/1027 – 8/31/2011, was your Dad’s cousin. Your Grandmother Margaret was our Grandmother’s sister – Herlinda “Lila” Holguin Polanco.

    Annette Polanco McKenzie

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family….
    RIP Joe…
    Love n miss you,

    Paula n Leonard

  5. May God’s love give you and your family strength during your time of sorrow. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With love, Betty and Joe

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