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“I was very sadden when I heard Joe had passed away. He will be Greatly missed. Joe had a very positive personality & as a good friend was very...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Mike Aiello - Clinton Twp , MI

“I was very sadden when I heard Joe had passed away. He will be Greatly missed. Joe had a very positive personality & as a good friend was very...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Mike Aiello - Clinton Twp , MI

“Joe you will be missed, I enjoyed all the conversations we had about were a good friend to me and my family...may Gods grace and love be...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Bill Bradley - amada, MI - friend

“Dearest Grace, Joey and Alex, I want your mom and both of you boys to know I will always be there for all of you. If ever any of you need to talk...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Saundra Wakefield - Troy, MI

“Grace, A-Wall, Joey, and Cousin Frankie- My family and I are so sad at hearing of Joe's passing. I had alot of great conversations with Joe...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Jim Clark - Clarkston, MI

“Grace, My heart breaks for you and the boys. I will keep you all in my prayers. Wish we lived closer so we could be there for you in this time of...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Sherri Axthelm - Las Vegas, NV

“Joe Lopez was an outstanding individual whom possessed loyalty, love, integrity, friendship and an exceptional Father and Husband. Our hearts ache...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: The Basilico Family - Macomb, MI

“I just heard about this tragic loss from neighbors in Northern Michigan. I can't say how bad I feel about this and especially for the family. This is...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Chuck Barbieri - Lachine, MI

“Grace,Joey and Alex..Sending Love and prayers. ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: DiGrande Family - maacomb, MI

“Grace, Joey and Alec, we are so sorry for your loss. Joe was a great guy to sit and talk to at the rink. He was very nice to our family with us...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Gilbert family - Macomb , MI

“Grace, Joey & Alex. Your dad was an amazing person. As you already know, your dad has many friends that will miss him but will never forget...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Andy & Vicky Sollena - MI

“Grace, Joey & Alec, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of sadness and untimely loss. The greatest goalie dad ever! He...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: The Harrison Family - MI - Friend

“Grace, Joey, and Alex, our family is praying for all of you. Joe was such a great guy, and I am really going to miss just sitting and talking with...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Doug VanHull

“Joe will be truly missed. It was always great to see him at any hockey rink. We enjoyed going on many hockey tournaments with him and his family. ”
14 of 32 | Posted by: Randy, Debbie, Trent and Brock Johnson

“Grace, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this heartbreaking time. There's nothing I can say that will ease your pain...Read More »
15 of 32 | Posted by: Jeff Sorgeloos - MI

“Grace and Family We send our love accross the miles to all of you...and are grateful that we were able to share a wonderful and happy time with you...Read More »
16 of 32 | Posted by: Curtis & Lisa Paulus - Naples, FL

“Blessings to the family. We will never forget all the times at the rink. Joe was a great man, of the highest character. Never forget. Many prayers...Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: John Below - Rochester, MI

“Aunt Grace, Joey and Alex, Our hearts and prayers go out to you during this hard time. You know you can always count on us for anything! We love...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: The Gallucci Family - Macomb, MI

“My world is never going to be the same without my uncle. Not only did I lose an uncle, I lost my best friend too. He will always be in my heart and...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Mike Gallucci - Macomb, MI

“Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. Joey, you were amazing in your hockey game today! Your Dad was smiling from heaven. ”
20 of 32 | Posted by: Penzkofer Family

“We are part of the Birmingham Ranger 2000 family and wanted to let you know how sorry we are to hea about the passing of Joe. It is nice to go to an...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: John and Verna Colegrove - MI

“Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your family and friends for strength, and always remember how much you and your family are loved. Please...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: Steve & Deb Gallo - Lake Orion, MI

“Joe - I'll never forget "licking the glass" with you at the rink. You are a gentleman and a good man, through and through. Won't forget you. Many,...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: The Below Family - Rochester, MI

“Our deepest sympathy. May God bring peace to your broken hearts! ”
24 of 32 | Posted by: Sandercott Family - MI

“We are So sorry Joey about your dad. We are thinking of you and your family... We all love you. Love, Mitch Kelly Bryce And Evan ”
25 of 32 | Posted by: Bryce - Macomb, MI - Friend

“Grace, Joey and Alex, What an amazing man Joe...your Dad is!! He was always happy and making funny comments and would get all of us laughing even...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: John and Julie Gagliano - Naples , FL

“Alex We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing you father at the rink. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. You are in...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: 2000 Birmingham Rangers - MI


“It is with our deepest sympathy that our Collex Clinton Township team sends condolences. Joe was a great man, a family man. One who always was...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: Matt Corbett and Clinton Township Collex

“I am so sorry to hear of this... I always loved when we saw mr. Lopez... He had a great personality and was very warm. God bless your family. Heaven...Read More »
30 of 32 | Posted by: Maria Lucido Kirnberger - Macomb, MI

“grace,paul and I send our deepest heartfelt sympathy to you and your boys. paul loved joe as a brother..we are both so happy we spent time with you...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: annette lucido

“I have many fond memories of Joe at numerous hockey rinks in and outside of Michigan. He was devoted to his family and supported them in any way he...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Terry Dawes - Harrison Township, MI

LOPEZ, Joseph "Joe". Suddenly on January 25, 2013. Age 65. Beloved husband of Grace (nee Gagliano). Proud and loving father of Joey and Alex. Dear brother of Saundra (Brian) Wakefield. Predeceased by his loving parents Joe and Martha. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends. Joe was proud to be a "hockey dad" and loved watching both of his sons play goalie. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Visitation Sunday 2-9pm with a 7pm Scripture service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Instate Monday 9am until time of 10am Mass at St. Thecla Catholic Church, 20740 S. Nunneley (S. of Metro Pkwy., E. of Groesbeck). Interment, Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. Memorial contributions to Wheels of Hope ( are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at