Pedro Lopez Nieves, age 86, of West Haven passed away on Dec. 25, 2019. He was born in Areribo, Puerto Rico son of the late Geronimo Lopez and Concepcion Nieves. He is survived by his children, Evelin (Steve Lockhart) Lopez-Lockhart of Wallingford, Edwin (Mariam) Lopez of New Haven and Nelida (Angel) Ramos of West Haven, his grandchildren, Tiana Lee Ocasio of New Haven, Jessica Bonilla of West Haven, Nastassja Alipour of VA and Angel Ramos Jr. of West Haven, his great grandchildren, Arianna Ocasio, Yasmin Nesmith, Caleb Bonilla and Felix Alipour and his siblings Esteban, Dionisia, Andres, Inez, Bultazar & Claudio Lopez. He was predeceased by his siblings Marcelina Lopez, Jovita Lopez and 9 half-brothers & sisters. Prior to his retirement, Pedro had many jobs. He was owner and operator of a grocery store, a janitor and also as a tool maker. He was active in his church, a member of the Parish Council and was also a Cursillistas for many years. Pedro loved animals, especially his 6 cats.
The hours for visitation will be held on Sunday from 3-6pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. His funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Monday morning at 8:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church at 9am. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery.
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