Cynthia Sandra Lopes Alves
June 7, 1947 – May 12, 2018
Cynthia (Lopes) Alves, 70, of Lehigh Acres, Florida passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. She was the wife of Richard Alves. Born June 7, 1947 in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Alice (Estrella) Lopes and sister to the late Manuel, John and Lorraine. Cynthia was formerly a member of Holy Trinity Church in Tiverton, RI. After retiring from Raytheon in Newport, RI, She and her beloved husband of 23 years, Richard moved to Florida. There she was a member of the Rhode Island Club. Cynthia loved to travel, was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends both in Florida and Rhode Island. Mickey Mouse and chocolate were some of her favorites! Beside her Husband Richard, Cynthia is survived by her son Robert Levesque of Tiverton, RI; grandchildren Justin, Jacob, Ciera-Leigh, Bryce, Cailyn, Nolan as well as Benjamin Vieira; brothers Richard, Bruce and Russell and many nieces and nephews including Bruce Lopes, Jr., his wife Jamie and their daughter Eva and step-grandchildren. Cynthia had an extended family of many close friends and “adopted” grandchildren. Cynthia did not wish to have any services.
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Cynthia Sandra Lopes Alves
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May 17, 2018
Cynthia Alves, you will always be in my heart and memories. From the moment I met you we became great friends and even though God took you we will always be great friends. Thank you so much for taking Jamie under your wings and treating her like a daughter. Also, you meant the world to Eva and treated her like a granddaughter and I know she will never forget you. Best times were had by us when on vacation at yours and Ricky’s home. Loved the times spent in pool with our wine and having fun with Eva. Love and miss you and someday we will be together again. So glad you are at peace now but miss you so much. Love you!!!
May 16, 2018
It has been a whirlwind the past 7 months. We have had our ups and downs. It was such an amazing day when we recently learned you were in remission and didn't have to go back for 3 months! Exactly what we have been waiting for. To lose you less then a week after hearing that news is heartbreaking. I am still in shock and denial that you are gone. We still had lots to do, places to go and conversations to have. I know our lives will go on without you, but they will never be the same! Know that you have a big piece of my heart and I will keep your memory alive in Eva's life forever!! Until we meet again!
May 15, 2018
REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND
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