Juanita “Joan” Y. Lopez, age 70, of Gagetown, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital, Flint. Joan was born in Gagetown on January 27, 1948, to the late Regino and Domitila (Benitez) Lopez. She worked as a laborer for General Cable in Cass City, Nortech in Bad Axe and Automotive Industries in Owendale for many years, retiring in 1988. Joan enjoyed gardening, fishing, going to the casino and loved family gatherings.
Joan is survived by her brothers and sisters: Margarita (the late Clarence) Menzel of Sebewaing, Benjamin Lopez of Kentucky, Alejandro (Anita) Lopez of Lapeer and Petra (Robert) Chisholm of Caro; many loving nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews and special friend, Mike Tomich of Imlay City. She was predeceased by two brothers, Regino Lopez, Jr. and Pablo Lopez.
Visitation is Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Thabet Funeral Home, Cass City, from 2-8 p.m., with a 7:30 p.m. Rosary. Instate Friday, November 30, 2018, at St. Agatha Church, Our Lady Consolata Parish, 4018 South, Gagetown, from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral mass. Cremation to follow and burial in St. Agatha Cemetery will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to St. Agatha Food Pantry or Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Please share condolences at www.thabetfuneralhome.com