Elizabeth Lopes

Obituary of Elizabeth A. Lopes

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Lopes, 95, of Clifford, PA, died Friday morning, December 25, 2020 at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Sturges, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Lopes, Sr. on June 28, 1996.

Born February 21, 1925 in Carbondale, PA, she was the daughter of the late Stanley J. and Helen Van Driesen Nolan.

Betty was a homemaker, she loved to crochet, bake, sew, work on crossword puzzles and watch TV game shows. Betty was an avid Scrabble and Canasta player. She never let you win, you had to earn it. She was a member of St. Pius X Church, Royal, PA, and the Women's Auxiliary of the Disabled American Veterans.

Her children would like to thank the staff of the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center and Mid Valley Manor Assisted Living for the care of their mother over the last nine years.

She is survived by her three children: Julie Lopes Smith and husband, Drew, John A. Lopes, Jr. and wife, Denise, and Beth Lopes Bellamy; and daughter-in-law: Helene Lopes; ten grandchildren: Jessica Lopes, Adam Smith and companion, Stacey Miller, Zachary Smith and companion, Brooke Elliott, Melanie Smith Cosklo and husband, Ronald, Nicholas Lopes and wife, Nadya, Monica Lopes, Gianna Lopes, Scott Bellamy, Damian Bellamy and Seth Bellamy and wife, Breanna; 11 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her son: Joseph J. Lopes, eight siblings: Mary Daniels, Joseph Nolan, Alice Costanzo, Helen Nolan, Ann O'Neill, Stanley J. Nolan, Jr., James Nolan and Helen Murphy.

A private funeral Mass was held and entombment followed at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Township, PA.

Arrangements were entrusted to Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Clifford, PA.

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Final Resting Place

Our Mother Of Sorrows Cemetery
400 State Route 106
Greenfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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