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Luis A. “Papo” Lopez-Diaz

June 14, 1958 - January 8, 2021

Luis A. “Papo” Lopez-Diaz, age 62, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021.

Born in Puerto Rico on June 14, 1958, he was a son of the late Rafael Lopez and Aurora Diaz. Papo worked as a truck driver for Cirillo Brothers. A man of faith, he could often be found listening to gospel music or reading the bible. Papo enjoyed working on cars, fishing and camping. Above all, he cherished time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Papo was preceded in death by 7 siblings. He is survived by his wife, Debra A. (Jordan) Lopez; children, Luis A. Jordan (Allison Cocco) of Gates County, NC and Jessica C. Jordan (William Sturdivant) of New Castle; 2 sisters; 2 brothers; and 5 grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, January 15, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.

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8 Guestbook messages for Luis A. “Papo” Lopez-Diaz

  • I’n so sad and sorry for your loss. My heart is with you all. Praying for you to get through this sad time . I love you ! Wendy

  • So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you all. Linda and Dave.

  • This is a very sad moment for us! I remember you and Debb at old times. We love ❤️ u very much. You were always a good friend and a great person. We will always remember the good times we lived together! Rest In Peace my friend! ❤️

  • My friend thank you 🙏 for all the great times we had together! This is a very sad time for me because I am not present to say goodbye. I promise I will always remember you as my good friend! Rest In Peace bro we meet again.

  • Deb and family, I am so sorry to hear of this. You guys are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I cried watching the video. I’ve known Lou and Deb for many years. He was a good man an honest man a man of his word. God Bless and keep you my friend.

  • Sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Loved the video. Your friends & family at Cirillo Bros.

  • What a beautiful man with a beautiful family. So sorry for your loss. Love you guys… Donna