Sophie Lopes Souza
6 enero , 1924 – 21 enero , 2020
Mrs. Sophie Lopes Souza died peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital on January 21, 2020 in New Bedford, Massachusetts at the age of 96.
Sophie is survived by her daughter Deborah (Souza) Giokas of Rochester; grandchildren: Kristen D. (Giokas) Torres of Marion, Matthew A. Giokas (Megan P. Giokas) of Nashua, NH and Andrea L. Giokas of Rochester; great-grandchildren: Kaedence S. Torres, Nicholas A. Giokas, Henry M. Giokas and Grant T. Giokas; her brother Jack Lopes of Bradenton, FL and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Anthony F. Souza and siblings: Mary (Lopes) Couto, Manuel Lopes, Grace (Lopes) Frekey, Joseph Lopes and Alice (Lopes) Botelho.
Sophie was born on January 6, 1924 in East Falmouth, MA to Joachim Lopes and Mary (Rebello) Lopes. She graduated from Lebarron Hair Dressing School in the 1960s and then opened her own salon, Sophie’s Beauty Salon. She married Anthony F. Souza on January 6, 1945 who was in the Marine Corps during WWII. They were married for 69 years before his death in 2014.
Sophie was a fabulous baker and cake decorator and often shared her talent with her family. She was dedicated to her friends and family. She was an active and dedicated member of the Catholic Church.
A memorial is scheduled for March 14, 2020 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in East Falmouth, Massachusetts.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Sophie's name for SCAD (spontaneous coronary artery dissection) research at http://www.scadresearch.org/
St. Anthonys Church
167 East Falmouth Highway
Sophie Lopes Souza
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28 enero , 2020
I met Sophia at Atria Fairhaven, she was a kind and friendly person. I enjoyed when she joined us for dinner on Every Thursday Night! She will sorely be missed! RIP Sophie!