|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1984|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 2005, Iraq|
Cpl. Lopez was serving with the US Army's 3rd Battalion; 7th Infantry Regiment; 3rd Infantry Division in Baghdad, Iraq when the Humvee in which he was riding was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. He was awarded posthumously the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He leaves a wife, Kira and young daughter Isabella.
LOPEZ, SPC MANUEL Manny Lopez of Haverstraw and Ft. Stewart Georgia gave the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was 20 years old. Manny was born September 26, 1984 to the late Manuel and Yolanda Lopez. He was presently promoted to the rank of Corporal assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, and 3rd Infantry Division stationed in Baghdad. Manny is survived by his loving wife Kira, daughter Isabella, mother Yolanda, sister Kathy, father-in-law Edwin Castillo and sisterin-law Gina. He is also survived by his Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and all his friends. He is predeceased by his brother Gian Carlo in 1996. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home GARNERVILLE. Manny's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 am in St. Peters Church. PLEASE NOTE the family request friends go directly to St. Peters Church on Monday morning. Military Honors will follow at the Veterans Monument in Mt. Repose Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donation to the Kira and Isabella Lopez Fund c/o Wachovia or Provident Bank in Manny's Memory. T.J. McGOWAN SONS FUNERAL HOME 71 N. Central Highway Garnerville (845)429-6665
Cenotaph in Warriors Walk Memorial, Hinesville, GA.
Mount Repose Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Edmond Spaeth
Record added: Apr 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10873397
You will always be remembered and respected for your sacrifice for your country. Your memory will live on through your family, friends, and your fellow citizens.|
Added: Aug. 21, 2016
CPL. U.S. Army. Operation Iraq Freedom. 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. Bronze Star Medal. Purple Heart. My respects Sir.|
Added: Apr. 12, 2016
Mike (AKA) Gabby
Added: Mar. 9, 2016
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