Katherine  Lopes

Katherine R. Lopes (Ports)

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Katherine R. (Ports) Lopes, beloved wife of Raymond P. Lopes, of S. Broad St., Pawcatuck, CT, passed away at The Westerly Hospital on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the age of 85.

Katherine was a communicant of St. Michael Church and a professed Secular Franciscan of the Little Flower Fraternity. She enjoyed Duck Pin Bowling in her younger days.

She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Marie Ports. She is survived by her husband Raymond; four children, Clare Ellen Murphy of Culver City, CA, Susan Dietz of Fallston, MD, JoAnn Harman of Glen Rock, PA and David Rappe of Plainfield, IL; a brother Franklin “Buddy” Ports, Sr. of Bel Air, MD; sister Eleanor Wagoner of Elkton, MD; 11 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 95 Main St., Stonington, CT on Friday, July 26th at 11am. An additional Mass followed by burial in Towson, Maryland will take place at a date and time to be announced. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly, RI is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, July 26th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, July 26th, 2019 11:00am
    St. Mary's Church
    95 Main Street
    STONINGTON, CT 06378
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  • Interment

    *To Be Announced
    unknown, --
    Funeral Mass and Burial in Maryland will be held at a future date and time to be announced.


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Karyn Marks

Posted at 01:44pm
I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mother. What a beautiful family she created as evidenced by the sincere love that you have for each other. She was your matriarch, your leader! I always loved to be around you all because your love for each other radiated out to all of us. My heart is with you all, I will remember her always as the dear mother of my dear friend Ellen. With Sincere Love, Karyn Marks


Posted at 11:30am
Por favor acepte mis más sentidos pésame por la muerte de su ser querido. Reflexionar en las promesas divinas que se hallan en la Biblia le dará la esperanza y la fortaleza necesaria para seguir adelante mientras se cumplan todas las promesas del Dios de todo consuelo.
(Romanos 15:13)

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