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Edwin Lopez

August 2, 1958 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 63)


Edwin Lopez, age 63, of New Haven passed away peacefully at CT Hospice with his family by his side on June 11, 2022.  He was the loving husband of Miriam J. Santana Lopez.  Edwin was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, son of Rosa M. Echevarria Lopez of New Haven and the late Pedro Lopez Nieves. In addition to his wife and mother, Edwin is survived by his daughter Jessica (Frankie) Bonilla of West Haven, his step children, Bernabe “Bernie” Velazquez of East Haven, Yanira Velazquez of NJ and Janetteh Velazquez of East Haven, his grandchildren, Caleb Bonilla, Luis ”Boy” Estrada, Gianna Velazquez, Kalel Peguero and Kamilah Peguero, his sisters Evelin (Steve Lockhart) Lopez-Lockhart of Wallingford and Nelida “Nellie” (Angel) Ramos of West Haven, his nieces and nephews, Tiana, Nastassja, Angel, Arianna, Yasmin, Felix and Daria, and many cousins and extended family members.

Prior to his retirement, Edwin for Electric Boat and then for Marlin Firearms.

The hours for visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4- 7pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. His funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church at 10am. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Donations may be made in his name to either CT Hospice 100 Double Beach Rd. Branford, CT 06405 or to Smilow Cancer Hospital



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June 14, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

Funeral Mass
June 15, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Anthony Church


St Lawrence Cemetery

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