Sgt. Michael Dylan Lopez, USMC, of West Chester
Sgt. Michael Dylan Lopez, USMC, 26, of West Chester, PA passed away Monday, November 14th, 2016.
Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of Sue Quackenbush of West Chester, PA and Guy Lopez of Hamilton, NJ.
Michael attended WCASD before joining the United States Marine Corps in 2009.
Michael was passionate about his family, Marine Corps and friends always giving more than 100% of his heart. Michael was a combat correspondent for the Marine Corps., serving in Okinawa, Japan, Afghanistan and most recently as the Marketing and Public Affairs representative for all Marine Corps recruiting in Southern Florida, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. He received the Combat Action Ribbon Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and Good Conduct Medal, among others, for his service to the nation.
Michael’s laughter and kind spirit touched so many, will be greatly missed.
He was predeceased by his maternal grandfathers, George M. Quackenbush and Major Roger Berry; paternal grandmother, Evelyn Lopez; and brother, Eric J. Quackenbush.
He is survived by his parents; Sue Quackenbush and Guy Lopez, Jennie Rinko, his sister, Danielle Lopez; niece, Cecily Quackenbush; nephew, Kyle Quackenbush; grandfather, Fred Lopez; grandmothers, Barbara Quackenbush, Marie Quackenbush; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at Noon, Saturday, November 26th, 2016, at Grove Methodist Church, 490 W. Boot Rd., West Chester, PA, 19380. Visitation from 9 am – Noon.
Interment with full military honors will be at Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, PA.
Friends and family are welcome to join us in the celebration of Michael’s life at the VFW Post 106, 837 Lincoln Ave., West Chester following internment.
Arrangements by Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. Oxford, www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.